Wish You Were Here
“Wish You Were Here” is based on a true story. Howard is in early stage Alzheimer’s disease. From the moment of diagnosis, his wife, family members and friends were thrown into a state of turmoil, struggling to understand and attach meaning to what is happening to Howard, this person they once knew.
Understanding the Dementia Journey
Mapping the passages of the Dementia Journey. The following videos, Part 1 to 6, describe the four passages that place a strong focus on the journey of the person with dementia and their family.
This video outlines how the 4–T model help families navigate the four phases of dementia.Part 1: 4T Model
2 min 30s
Turmoil is a time of extreme confusion and chaos in the long journey of dementia.Part 2: Turmoil
3 min 30s
Transformation is the phase where families feel liberated when they join the person with dementia in their journey.Part 3: Transformation
3 min 34s
Transition is a time of passage from one state or place to another; usually a transition in thinking for the family members.Part 4: Transition
2 min 40s
Family members trust that the professional caregivers are adequately careing for their loved one.Part 5: Trust
2 min 52s
Caregivers find themselves constantly playing “catch–up” to this new reality.Part 6: Closure
3 min 20s