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Ill-informed Visitors Can Create Chaos

A reportedly well-meaning friend of a dementia patient had their family member sign out the 74-year old dementia patient today to bring them by for a visit.   214 more words

Senior Citizen Issues

Two years, really?

It’s coming up on two years that Marv has been gone.  I find it so incredible.  I’ve been involved in some caregiver support groups and somehow I think that may help me as well as others.   263 more words

Dementia

For the love of her

I was waiting at the door. Me and my backpack outside.

The rain pouring down even though the air was warm. Humid but warm.

My finger stuck on the doorbell button, I was looking through the big window of the living room to see if my eyes could meet her. 676 more words

Passions, Loves, Obsessions

ART IS A GREAT HEALER

“Healing Cream”

83 x 148 cms

Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference.

The therapeutic benefits of the art making process are recognised by all who practise the visual arts. 338 more words

Day 97- Belgium

Today was my first day as a volunteer at the old age home in Dilbeek. It was overwhelming, to say the least. My work isn’t very difficult, I really quite enjoy it. 520 more words

Travel