Category Archives: Dementia

Mom’s Alzheimer’s

  Let’s go back to when we started noticing things that we all thought were funny. Yes, that’s where to start; back when we would find her keys in the refrigerator, an item that she misplaced and was looking for was in an old … Continue reading

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Dance, Dance, Dance

Dance? Why, Thank You Sir When I saw a flyer sitting on the counter at the nursing station one day while I was waiting for Bill to get ready, I just knew this would be something Bill and I would … Continue reading

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End of phase

End of retirement phase   Along with dementia comes a loss of many things in our lives. When one party is sick, and the other has dementia, the medial bills stack up fast on the credit cards. With medical and … Continue reading

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Retirement ends

End of retirement phase   Therefore, another phase of our lives ends after retirement. We had to sell our beautiful four-bedroom home on five acres. One reason was the medical bills that stacked up leading us to bankruptcy which put an … Continue reading

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Feelings

This is another story of about the feelings of the one taking care of a person weighed down with dementia. This is a two person journey from beginning to end. What I’ve seen in Bill is the sadness of losing each … Continue reading

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What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimers? Does it matter? How would you react to the stages of either?

Have you ever wondered if there is a difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia? Does it even matter? Could it affect one of your loved ones or could it happen to you? A few specialists say there are no distinctions and they … Continue reading

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Twinkle

Twinkle Even though it has only been a couple of weeks, it seems as if it has been a year since I have added anything new to my blog, in fact, I have added nothing at all to the words … Continue reading

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Now the Final Phase

So now begins the final Continue reading

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Which one is Truly Deprived?

Deprive As many of you know, I have been struggling with my husband’s dementia. We’ve had windows open and doors shut, we’ve tried playful, I’ve felt as if I am empty and can’t give any more. Now I have to … Continue reading

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