'It's the dementia, it's not me': How this woman finds resilience in the face of memory loss

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Wendy Mitchell says she won't likely remember her conversation with Piya. She doesn't even remember what she ate for breakfast. At 58, Mitchell was diagnosed with early onset dementia. She describes coping strategies she's developed to deal with her memory loss, and explains why she thinks dementia shouldn't be seen as an ending, but as the start of a new life that's defined by adaptation.

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