Dementia Proofing Your Home

Dementia Proofing Your Home

A listener wrote in with a question regarding making her home safe for her mother with dementia.  You folks know I love to give advice, and I hope you will tune in to hear what I thought about "Dementia Proofing Your Home".  It is an important aspect of good...

Dementia Advice – “Cool It Guys!”

Dementia Advice – “Cool It Guys!”

There are days that all you can do is take a chill pill!  You know what those days are like.  Dementia caregiving is HARD with ALL CAPITAL LETTERS!  Do I hear an "Amen?"  Yesterday's sermon reminded me of God's presence, and how sometimes he says, "Cool it guys! ...

Dementia Caregiving – I Wish I Could Do More

Dementia Caregiving – I Wish I Could Do More

Dementia caregiving often leaves me feeling as if I should have done more. I wish I had the resources. I wish I had the energy. I wish I had the time. I wish... I understand your pain and distress. I walk this same journey. In fact, this week has left me with an...

Tossed Salad, Fruit Salad, and WORD Salad

Tossed Salad, Fruit Salad, and WORD Salad

I am a lover of all kinds of salad.  I prefer my salads have cheese!  My mother has recently begun experiencing WORD SALAD?  If you are wondering what that is, tune...

Speaking In Different Languages

Speaking In Different Languages

While living in the late stages of Alzheimer's, her Granddaddy began speaking in a language from his childhood.  Everyone was shocked, and she was surprised to learn WHY this happened....

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