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It is possible to work with dementia

Earlier diagnostics could promote longer careers. Legislation, too, offers tools for accommodating work to the needs of people with dementia.

  • Text Sari Eskelinen | Photos Mostphotos

It is important to acknowledge people with dementia as individuals and to support their participation.

Anna Mäki-Petäjä-Leinonen

University Lecturer

Dementia is not the end of the world.

Marjo Ylhäinen

Apulaisprofessori

It is important to weigh different options and to aim at mutual understanding.

Mervi Issakainen

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Researchers in Canada are currently developing an app to support the work of employees who have been diagnosed with dementia.