don't mourn me long

don’t mourn me long

what confusion felt like to my mom in the later stages of alzheimer disease

October Today I had reason to revisit a video I’d made in which Mom talks about how she feels about her state of mind. I don’t have words for the way in which I’m inspi…

The Latino Perspective on Alzheimers Dementia Caregiving? An Honour NOT a Burden

The Latino Perspective on Alzheimers Dementia Caregiving? An Honour NOT a Burden

a lively joyful spirit who loved to engage life

the main thing is to keep going

I’ve just picked up Mom to bring her to my place for our weekly healing music session with Eric, and I don’t know how I’m going to get h…

the heartbreaking reality of caring for someone with alzheimer

“What is it really like to deal with the reality of Alzheimer’s?” reads the Quora question. The short answer is: terrifying, demoralizing, exhausting, draining, all-consuming and thankless.

daughters, dementia and drugs: finding good on the road to forgiveness

daughters, dementia and drugs: finding good on the road to forgiveness

i think mom may be dying

April I think Mom may be dying. She lies in bed, her eyes closed and her mouth agape; I sit on the bed beside her, holding her hand. It feels cold…

an alzheimer easter egg hunt

I had intended to leave home over the Easter weekend It was to be my second two-day respite after returning to live and care for Mom five and half months earlier.

my answer to a grandson's quora question

Quora is a site where people ask questions, and others answer. I’m often asked about Alzheimer disease. One day, I found this request in my inbox.

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