Dancing With Dementia

Recognizing and coping with the early stages of dementia.

“I can’t recommend this book enough to those families touched by the devastation of dementia. If you have a loved one suffering from dementia, read this book.”

~ Goodreads Review

“Dancing with Dementia by Jemi Fraser is an essential guidebook to spotting the early signs of dementia, giving excellent advice on how to deal with it all. It’s filled with touching and humorous stories, heartbreaks and heartwarming moments, but most of all unconditional love.”

~ Goodreads Review

Dementia and Alzheimer’s touch the lives of millions around the world, but so much is still unknown.


As first-generation Canadians, we didn’t recognize the early warning signs. We didn’t know the differences between regular aging and the early stages of dementia. We’ve made mistakes but we’ve learned a lot.




•Identify those early warning signs

•Use visuals to improve communication

•Choose your words wisely

•Redirect and reassure

•Stay calm and cope with your own emotions

•Consider nursing home options

•Improve caregiver self-care


We’ve learned to dance the early steps of the disease with our love and laughter intact. If you are looking for help recognizing early signposts along with practical ways to cope with early Dementia and Alzheimer’s, this book is for you.


For more help and free tips, check out my YouTube channel: Dancing With Dementia Quick Tips.

You can also check out the Dancing With Dementia blog. It’s generally updated every Monday.

The Smiles From The Dementia Smiles are guaranteed to brighten your day.

You’ll also find tips and conversations as we continue to find ways to dance with this disease.