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The Accidental Lobbyist

We were five for five. The first five legislative aides we visited all had personal connections to Alzheimer’s disease: three grandmothers, one aunt and one best friend’s grandmother. 702 more words


2015 Goals–March Update

Here we are entering into month three.  I’m getting used to the ebb and flow of each of these goals, and I also realize that some of them still need some tweaking.  1,257 more words


My First Package

Hi everyone! I just thought I would share my first broadcast package with you all.

Keep in mind that it is my first but I do welcome criticism on what I can improve on.


The Momma

This has been a long few weeks for Mom and I. We have both felt the good days and the bad days and in the last few weeks, she has started to call me Momma. 532 more words


Alzheimer's Patient Accused In Lakewood Killing May Never See Trial

DENVER (AP) – The case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient accused in the deadly beating of a fellow assisted living resident highlights the challenges of prosecuting someone with the unpredictable mental disease, experts and lawmakers say. 570 more words


Why Should I Go to a Dementia Support Group?

After spending all day dealing head-on with dementia, the last thing I want to do is spend an evening sitting around and sharing my feelings about it with a bunch of strangers. 269 more words

Dementia Basics


TMI? If you would have asked me seven or eight years ago what I knew about Dementia/ Alzheimer’s, my reply would have been “Not much.”  Ask me the same question today and I might reply, “More than I ever wanted to know.”  (A lot of what I know, I’ve learned with OJT (on the job training).   125 more words