16X9: Inside the world of dementia, as a painful reality sets in
WATCH ABOVE: 16×9’s “The Unspooling Mind” - source : http://globalnews.ca/news/1286441/inside-the-world-of-dementia-as-a-painful-reality-sets-in/
“Dementia is coming. And it’s coming for all of us…”
This explosive statement from Yvonne Van Amerongen, the co-founder of “Dementia Village” in the Netherlands, sets the stage.
Every hour another 900 people are diagnosed with dementia somewhere in the world. It strikes so often that it’s sometimes referred to as a pandemic of the 21st century.
If there were a country called “Dementia,” it would be inhabited by 44 million people.