Losing Greg: A Dementia Story
One man's struggle against a mercilessly debilitating disease
When Greg Kelly was diagnosed with early-onset dementia at 59, it turned his family's lives upside down. This report follows his exploration of a Danish dementia village, as he seeks the best care solutions.
For 40 years Greg worked in finance, but now the weekly grocery shop is too much for him. "This is a terminal illness, with an average of 6-8 years", he explains. With limited care options in Australia for young dementia patients, Greg heads to Denmark, where €63m has been spent developing new approaches to the disease. Can he find independence in Svendborg Dementia Village?FULL SYNOPSIS