Dementia’s toll on carers: Travellers to Unimaginable Lands review

In a wise and challenging book, Dasha Kiper focuses on the forgotten people caring for those living with dementia


17 February 2023

Dementia can be a cruel disease, both for the people with the condition and those who love and look after them

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Travellers to Unimaginable Lands
Dasha Kiper (Profile Books)

PEOPLE who care for those living with dementia, says Dasha Kiper, are its “invisible victims”, rarely discussed in the research literature and given little support. Kiper has made a career out of listening to them. At 25, she moved in with a 98-year-old Holocaust survivor in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease and, after completing a master’s in clinical psychology, she spent 10 years counselling …


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