Category Archives: Alzheimer’s and other dementias
What is the wonderment of dementia? Of accompanying one with differences (no, I do not write “challenges” which would presume too much)? :- Doug.
How does one live well with dementia? :- Doug.
What message is missing for the person living with dementia? :- Doug.
Let’s invent Personal Hugging Equipment! :- Doug.
Who is Dad to be, now? Who this family? Is it now, or next? Or past? :- Doug.
My mind is broken But my heart beats true :- Doug.
Feeling inadequate, overwhelmed, anxious, and the like are some of the harder parts of having a close one whose needs we cannot alleviate. :- Doug.
What is the essential thing for Dad and for the family in the face of Dad’s life as it is now? Essential for Dad: medical care? Custodial care? Working through the 47 things and perhaps spiritual or religious or psychological … Continue reading
I’m not demented—I’m augmented! :- Doug.
Not being confused is not being alive. :- Doug.
To lose one’s memories —a wonderful thing :- Doug.