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How to Prepare Children to Meet Grandparents and Great-Grandparents with Dementia

The holiday season is upon us, the time when families gather together to break bread, share stories, and celebrate. It may also be a chance for your young children to spend quality time with a grandparent or great-grandparent who has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. 808 more words

Memory Care

I am Barely Breathing

“I breakdown in the middle and lose my thread. No one can understand a word that I say.” Breakdown by Alan Parsons Project

Veronica was back in hospital. 1,620 more words

The Making And Erasing Of Memories

"A" My Name is....

“These days I’m afraid she’s not even sure if her name is Veronica” Veronica by Elvis Costello

There was another post by MagPie stating that Veronica was in hospital. 1,408 more words

The Making And Erasing Of Memories

Why Staying Active is So Important After a Dementia or Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

After a dementia or Alzheimer’s diagnosis, when memories begin to slip away and confusion becomes a regular visitor, it’s understandable that many family members and caregivers might be hesitant to encourage their loved one to stay active. 702 more words

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OSU and Me Against the World

“Everyday is like Sunday. Everyday is silent and grey” Everyday is Like Sunday by Morrissey

After what happened last week with Veronica’s roommate demanding to be released by threatening arrest of the staff and the simultaneous wheelchair standoff in the hallway, I decided to come a little later in the day. 1,414 more words

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Smithfield, NC police looking for missing woman | abc11.com

SMITHFIELD (WTVD) — Authorities in Smithfield are looking for a missing 59-year-old woman who left an assisted living facility and has not returned.

Smithfield police were called to 101 Annie Parker Circle after Martha Jean Looney did not return from her daily walk.


Veronica's Bad Moon a-Risin'

“Wheat Kings and pretty things. Let’s just see what tomorrow brings” Wheat Kings by The Tragically Hip

Despite being the beginning of autumn, it was still sunny outside and that’s again where I found Jay and Veronica. 1,345 more words

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