Penny Bell

Season 2 Episode 4 Peter's Story of early onset Alzheimer's

Season 2 Episode 4 Peter's Story of early onset Alzheimer's

Peter Berry has been living with early onset Alzheimer’s disease for the last 5 years. Along with his wife, Teresa, he talks to Penny about his life. Previously the owner of a busy timber business, after his diagnosis at the age of 50, he was no longer able to work. He had some very low times but having always been a positive person, he began to focus on ways he could help others and raise awareness. His passion for cycling led him to undertake several challenges to raise money for young onset dementia and for dementia research, with his most recent adventure on a penny farthing. You can follow Peter on facebook – Peter Berry Living with Alzheimer’s – and check out his website https://peterberrylwa.wixsite.com/peterberry Vote for Discovering Dementia as your Listeners' Choice at the British Podcast Awards: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote This episode of Discovering Dementia was produced and presented by Penny Bell, with original music by Leila Mitwally. Please complete the podcast awards survey to give your views at www.podcastviews.com and don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, and rate and review. To get in touch, say hello on instagram @discoveringdementia Join the facebook group @dementiapodcast And check out twitter @dementiapodcast www.discoveringdementia.co.uk Trigger warning: contains references to suicide and depression If you're in the UK and in need of someone to talk to someone, call The Samaritans on 116 123. For those outside the UK, you can call: Argentina: 02234930430; Australia: 131114; Austria: 017133374; Belgium: 106; Bosnia & Herzegovina: 080 05 03 05; Botswana: 3911270; Brazil: 212339191; Canada: 5147234000 (Montreal); 18662773553 (outside Montreal); Croatia: 014833888; Denmark: +4570201201; Egypt: 7621602; Finland: 010 195 202; France: 0145394000; Germany: 08001810771; Holland: 09000767; Hong Kong: +852 2382 0000; Hungary: 116123; India: 8888817666; Ireland: +4408457909090; Italy: 800860022; Japan: +810352869090; Mexico: 5255102550; New Zealand: 045861048; Norway: +4781533300; Philippines: 028969191; Poland: 5270000; Russia: 0078202577577; Spain: 914590050; South Africa: 0514445691; Sweden: 46317112400; Switzerland: 143; USA: 18002738255

Duration: 36 min

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