Complaining and My Ulcer!

Complaining and My Ulcer!

  We are a society of complainers.  Complaining goes back as far as time.  Maybe we should think about how effective complaining is in our day-to-day life.   Just my...

Hypoxia and Dementia

Hypoxia and Dementia

I have learned Momma's recent "episode" where she almost died might have been due to "hypoxia".  Hypoxia is lack of oxygen.  Considering Momma is living with late-stage Alzheimer's, this makes sense.  The brain needs oxygen!!  When it does not receive the oxygen, bad...

She Almost Died Last Friday!

She Almost Died Last Friday!

(YES, I know she is GORGEOUS!!) Friday at 5PM the phone call came that changed my life.  That phone call changed my dementia caregiving experience.  That phone call tore my heart into pieces.  That phone made me call on The Lord in a mighty way.  But God showed great...

PTSD and Dementia

PTSD and Dementia

Does Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder result in dementia?  YES!  My brother-in-law, Ernie, has PTSD from his service to our country.  Life is difficult and sad for him.  He finds very little pleasure in anything.  His dementia is different from that of my mother who has...

Grace Equals Loving Kindness

Grace Equals Loving Kindness

What is GRACE?  A recent sermon stated, "Grace equals loving kindness".  That immediately made me think of the hundreds of thousands of caregivers who are offering loving kindness to those they care for each day.  It is a way of showing God's grace!  I hope you...

Caregiver Support From The Government

Caregiver Support From The Government

Caregivers provide over 37 BILLION hours of unpaid care year. Congress has recently passed the RAISE (Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage) Family Caregivers Act. At "Let's Talk Dementia" we are excited for anything that makes the caregiving journey easier....

Time To Order Pizza!

Time To Order Pizza!

Most all of us enjoy a hot pizza, and maybe that would make a great gift for the caregiver in your world.  Dementia caregiving is hard work.  Our caregivers are overworked and under appreciated.  The delivery of a pizza can bring a splash of joy and tasty happiness...

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