...created specially for you!
The Black Dementia Company is a UK based service that was set-up with the aim of meeting the needs of persons living with dementia and their friends, relatives and care-givers. There are a number of existing and amazing organisations that serve the wider dementia community. Our hope is that through our own products and services, we can also make a contribution towards improving the lives and well-being of persons living with dementia - including and especially of persons living with dementia from the global African and Caribbean community.
One fine day in 1950's Trinidad, a young lady travelled out of the Caribbean…leaving sun, sea and steelpan – leaving tropical white sand beaches and breezy Sunday afternoons. Above all, this young lady left family behind in Trinidad. Pixie’s journey to Canada would first take her to the USA – through Chicago and New York. By the time she left Canada a few years later, Pixie was married and had graduated from one of the most prestigious universities – not just in Canada, but in the entire world! Pixie followed her husband to his own dear country of Nigeria. And with her husband, Pixie started a family, lived through the Biafra war, set up her own business, and faced the ups and downs of daily life in her adopted country. Pixie (not her real name) was diagnosed with dementia in 2019. She is our inspiration...