Preparing for Alzheimer's

How would you prepare for Alzheimer's, is it possible?  I recently saw a video that got me thinking about my life and as we make our way through another year I am sure new challenges and miracles will present themselves. ...more

Remember, Mom?

  I just got home from spending a week in Ohio with my family. I had the opportunity to watch my Yia Yia blow out the candles on her 88th birthday cake. I had the privilege of sitting down with my 91 year old Papou and listen to his wise thoughts on our crazy world. I had the special chance of squeezing my 87 year old Grandmother gently, for an extra long time. I don't know how much longer I have them and I know how precious time is....more

Alzheimer's patients in nursing homes

Now that I am on the roll for the dementia… here is another one. The other day, I was having lunch with a friend of mine, Coco, and she mentioned that she is volunteering at an upscale senior center for dementia elders. She revealed how these senior citizens are treated. I was saddened as I can confirm with her on what I watched on the television many years ago. It is quite a disturbing news coverage, actually. A newscaster managed to sneak a hidden camera into one of ......more
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Halloween and the Alzheimer's Patient

Alzheimer’s and Halloween have something in common- they are both scary! For an Alzheimer’s patient Halloween can be disruptive, increase anxiety and agitation as well as be very confusing....more

Alzheimer's robbed me of my mom, and my children of their grandma . . .

Monday, March 28, 2011 Alzheimer's has robbed me of my mom, and my children of their grandmother . ....more

Sitting with mom even while she sleeps . . .

Saturday, March 26, 2011 Sitting with mom even while she sleeps . ....more

Last year my mother got three successive hospitalizations. It was a transition for my father and ...more

Tomorrow is Another Day . . .

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 Tomorrow is another day . ....more

Good News . . . Bad News . . . Better News . . .

Saturday, February 19, 2011 Good News Bad News Better News . ....more

I Hope Tomorrow is a Better Day . . .

Sunday, February 6, 2011 I Hope Tomorrow is a Better Day . ....more

Sorry the day got away from me. Will send info tomorrow. Shesails more

Torn Between Two Worlds . . .

Friday, February 4, 2011 Torn Between Two Worlds . ....more