Author Anthea Rowan (right) with her mother, who has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia. Photo: Anthea Rowan
Author Anthea Rowan (right) with her mother, who has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia. Photo: Anthea Rowan
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How caring for a parent with dementia taught me about symptoms, prevention and why seeking out the latest research is so important

  • Anthea Rowan knew little about dementia until her mother developed Alzheimer’s and forgot who her daughter was
  • In this first instalment in a series on dementia, the author explains how delving into research is key to preventing or delaying the condition in herself

Author Anthea Rowan (right) with her mother, who has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia. Photo: Anthea Rowan
Author Anthea Rowan (right) with her mother, who has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia. Photo: Anthea Rowan
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