In today’s episode of Willful, guest Sheryl Gordon talks about:
• The germination of her book on words
• Watching her mother lose her words
• The mixed terminology around dementia, and the angst it can cause
Sheryl Gordon is the author of A Rewording Life - ARL for which she wrote eight heartfelt essays on dementia, and then asked 1000 Canadian contributors to pen sentences using a bemusing and obscure word she provided them. Through her curatorial work, Sheryl hopes to harness the power of words to help eradicate dementia
*50% of the profits for Sheryl’s book sales will go to the Alzheimer Society of Canada (alzheimer.ca)
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Thank you, Greg Garson and The Merchant Taps & Tavern for offering us such a fantastic stage.
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