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  • Ivana hates people using the word “dementia” to describe her illness.
  • Ivana told 5 live how the word dementia makes her feel.

Ivana hates the word ‘dementia’ to describe her illness.

@bbc5live: “I am not demented, I have Alzheimer’s”

Is it time to change our language on the disease?

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Ivana hates people using the word “dementia” to describe her illness.

She was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in January 2016 after noticing memory loss over a number of years.

Ivana told 5 live how the word dementia makes her feel.

This clip is originally from the Stephen Nolan programme on Saturday 22 April 2017

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