We live in a world now where anyone can take a photo or record a video of someone and put it out on social media. But we are capable of making that decision because we understand what is being posted and shared and understand what social media is. A person suffering with dementia does not and they need to be protected. We need to remember that every person with dementia is still a person and deserves and is entitled to respect and dignity. Read More

This topic will be the subject of an upcoming “Ethics of Dementia and Social Media” forum featuring nine of the world’s leading dementia experts on the ethics of dementia and social media.