“Am I 90 Yet? Mom asked. I heard those Unknown Objectwords many times the last year of mother’s life. My mother’s memory was fading. Nevertheless, she was still sharp in certain areas, for example; more

Nov 17, 2017 3:36 PM Articles 2 Comments

Alzheimer’s disease came into my life in January of 2001, and at the time, it seemed like the lesser of two evils. more


We know all about our loved ones we care for, but how can we help their other caregivers know them in a similar way? more


Putting Alzheimer’s in Perspective more


Not again? You’ve heard that story about Sunday trips in the big black Studebaker at least 100 times. more


I think one of the hardest tasks of love for a caregiver to an Alzheimer's patient, is trying to help them maintain their dignity. more


Traveling long distances with a person in the early stage of dementia may still be quite enjoyable. As dementia advances, however, traveling becomes unpredictable as the person becomes more confusing. more


“It’s a Puh.. Puh… Puh… word.”  I desperately explained to my husband. He turned his head away from me and walked into the other room. I stood there alone, bereft, defeated, feeling the tears burn through my embarrassment and frustration. more

Jun 7, 2017 5:13 PM Articles

I decided to write this article to provide some tips to the wonderful people who are caring for caregivers. more


Travel poses special problems for people with dementing illnesses, for example, Alzheimer's disease, multi-infarct dementia, Parkinson's disease, Pick's disease, or injury that results in disabling intellectual impairment. more


Orange marmalade is alright. Not my favorite. more


It’s hard to say when it happened but I knew Your memory had started to fade and something was different about you more

May 31, 2017 1:08 PM CareVerses

Older people often lose what has defined them: family, spouses, friends, careers, and their homes. Reminiscence is a free-flowing process of thinking or talking about one’s experiences to reflect on and recapture significant events of a lifetime. more

May 11, 2017 9:23 AM Articles