Mary Beth Wighton – A Challenge to Find Dementia Advocate Leaders

Canadian-born Mary Beth Wighton, has been living with frontotemporal lobe dementia since 2012 when she was diagnosed at age 45. Two years later, she co-founded the Ontario Dementia Advisory Group (ODAG) with the mission of influencing governmental policies affecting the rights of people with dementia. “Since the formation of ODAG,” Mary Beth says, “members have been working tirelessly to address the human rights of people with dementia.” For too long, people with dementia were voiceless and unseen. As chair of ODAG, Mary Beth adds, “We decided that each of our board members must have some form of dementia; however, […]

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