I Need To Chill!

I Need To Chill!

Type A personality.  On the DISC Personality survery, she registers as a low "D" and high "I".  No surprise.  She wants things done correctly the first time, and she would rather fix a problem yesterday than do it today.  See the need?  Fix it.  See a way to make life...

Dementia and Clothing That is Uncomfortable

Dementia and Clothing That is Uncomfortable

Raise your hand if you enjoy wearing clothes that are uncomfortable.  I tell my husband,  "We should not think about our underwear, socks or shoes during the process of the day.  They should only come to mind when it is time to put on PJ's."  If you are spending time...

Worry and Praise

Worry and Praise

I heard it said this week, “You can’t worry while you praise.”  That little sentence hit me like a ton of bricks.  I’ve been very busy planning, and scheduling, and listing, and doing, and worrying.  I hate to admit that! Life is changing constantly for all of us.  My...

Word Salad

Word Salad

WORD SALAD – WHAT IS IT? Momma’s Alzheimer’s continues to do its nasty stuff to her brain. She has declined quite a bit in the last two months, and it is painful to watch. One of the things I have become more aware of are Momma’s WORD SALAD experiences. Let me...

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

We are thankful for all God’s blessings, and we are hopeful your Thanksgiving Day is filled with love, laughter, and joy as you continue your caregiving journey. Blessings and Smiles, The Staff of Senior Life Journeys/Let’s Talk Dementia     Sometimes, You’ve Just Got...

Alzauthors National Caregiver Appreciation Month

Alzauthors National Caregiver Appreciation Month

I am proud to be part of alzauthors.com. Many of us have chosen to run a special sale on our books during November in celebration of NATIONAL CAREGIVER APPRECIATION MONTH. That means you can purchase LET’S TALK DEMENTIA on Kindle for 99 cents! Yes, less than $1! Click...

Hurricane Alzheimer’s

Hurricane Alzheimer’s

I have heard it said "the quickest way to make God giggle is to make plans". If that is true, God has giggled a great deal lately. In September, my husband and I planned a trip to Southwest Florida to house sit for our children while they went on a great travel...

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