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  Miron, A. M., Thompson, A. E., McFadden, S. H., & Ebert, A. R. (2019). Young Adults’ Concerns and Coping Strategies Related to their Interactions with their Grandparents and Great-Grandparents with Dementia. Dementia, 18(3), 1025–1041. 

Caroline Gelma, Kate Rhames (2018) “I have to be both mother and father”: The impact of Young-onset dementia on the partner’s parenting and the children’s experience. Dementia, Epub July 12

Gelman, Caroline Rosenthal & Rhames, Kate. (2018). In their own words: The experience and needs of children in younger-onset Alzheimer's disease and other dementias families. Dementia, 17, 337-358. 

Sikes, P., Hall, M. (2017). Every time I see him he’s the worst he’s ever been and the best he’ll ever be”: Grief and sadness in children and young people who have a parent with dementiaMortality, 22(4), 324338

Sikes, P., Hall, M. (2016). “It was then that I thought ‘whaat? This is not my dad”: The implications of the ‘still the same person’ narrative for children and young people who have a parent with dementia. Dementia17(2), 180–198.


Caldwell, E.F., Falcus, S. & Sako, K. (2021) Depicting Dementia: Representations of Cognitive Health and Illness in Ten Picturebooks for Children. Child Lit Educ 52, 106–131.

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