I’m Planning to Lie to Momma

I’m Planning to Lie to Momma

In our last blog, we discussed the potential that everything our loved ones tell us may or may NOT be true.  Today we are going to reverse that scenario.  What if everything YOU are saying is not entirely true?  Is that acceptable in good caregiving?  You bet it is....

A Bump Up!

A Bump Up!

LET'S TALK DEMENTIA is the name of my Amazon #1 Best Seller, and it is also the name of my podcast.  I have signs on both doors of my car and my husband’s car that say "Let's Talk Dementia".  We advertise everywhere we go. These signs on our cars do another thing....

Expect it…. It’s Going to Happen

Expect it…. It’s Going to Happen

Expect it.   It's going to happen.  That sounds ominous.  It is not exactly a cheery thought, but it is true.  Expect the unexpected.  You will never be let down.  If you expect the unexpected in caregiving, the journey becomes easier.  Let me explain....

Dementia and Diabetes

Dementia and Diabetes

I knew it was going to happen.  Cookies had become an important part of my Momma's day.  Milkshakes were enjoyed a few times a week.  Ice cream was always in the freezer.  Alzheimer's ravaging her brain. As we age, our taste buds change.  When I was a child, I hated...

Which Looks Clearer?

Which Looks Clearer?

"Which looks clearer?  A or B?  Read the top line.  Now read the smallest line you can see." When you visit your eye doctor, these are some of the tasks presented to you.  This is often after your eyes have been dilated and are quite sensitive.  Of course, you are...

Regular Check-Ups

Regular Check-Ups

This is a picture of the palm of my right hand.  You will notice some knots in the palm just below the fingers.  I don't know what they are, but it made me wonder. I am visiting the dermatologist this week for my yearly exam.  I will ask her to take a look at these...

Pondering

Pondering

You may recognize this picture of my grand-dog, Leo the Chiweenie. He has made a few appearances in my blog. It seems Leo needed some time to ponder.  He positioned himself by the edge of his family pool, rested his head on his feet, and.... pondered.  I wonder what...