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You Are Their Eyes And Ears by Mark Telego

 Dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease

For ten years, I experienced a parent who suffered from Dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease. My long journey with my Mother during her final years woke me up to the need to tell My Story. 1,201 more words

A Dementia Caregiver Story

Confessions From The Master

Sooo I haven’t written something personal in a minute, in a long minute and I needed to remind myself – self, “that it’s just as  important to continue to share my personal story and perspective as it is to share information.” I mean this is why the blog was started, so I’m sharing. 773 more words

Life

It's Enough


One of my favorite memories (and greatest lessons learned) while serving as a volunteer hospital chaplain came about as a result of a conversation with a husband of a memory care resident. 326 more words

Hoarding but not quite hoarding

Ask any caregiver to a loved one with Alzheimer’s or some other dementia and they will all say that the person they once knew begins to change into a different person with different strange habits.  849 more words

Alzheimers

A Matter of the Heart

My mom is approaching her 90th birthday, a greatly anticipated event. But two weeks short of becoming a nonagenarian,  she wakes up weak, disoriented, barely able to walk. 1,133 more words

Life Lessons

Sweet Dreams

My jolly little grandchild seems to have decided that morning naps are not for her. She might miss something. Too bad she can’t talk yet or she could explain to her Grandpa about the nap thing. 608 more words

Caregiving