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“I am a person with dementia and a person with rights.” (Part one)

“I am a person with dementia and a person with rights.” (Part one)

Part one: Becoming a force for change—Phyllis Fehr’s story One day, Phyllis Fehr walked through the doors of a grocery store, and found confusion. Phyllis, who had been given a working diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s along with Lewy Body dementia at age 53, had gone into a store she wasn’t familiar with. The first wave of what felt like an anxiety attack washed over her. Where am I? Disoriented, but not lost, Phyllis resolved to treat her situation, talking herself…

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