Author’s Note: My mother died in April, 2015. This article was originally written in 2014, and now appears as a chapter in my book, “Dementia Sucks: A Caregiver’s Journey – With Lessons Learned.” The message is worth repeating, especially at … Continue reading
I am honored to be part of a special club: dementia caregivers who wrote and published books about our journeys. My guest blog post on the AlzAuthors site is here. The perspectives offered by caregivers are special, very personal and … Continue reading
My little old dog, Penny, is a teacher. One of my dog sitters, who admits to having issues with assertiveness, has credited Penny with showing her how to be more firm and clear about her own needs. And today, Penny … Continue reading
YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A DEMENTED PERSON. Saying anything to someone who is in cognitive decline has extremely limited value. Why? Continue reading
On May 15th, 2018, “Dementia Sucks” will be available. The book that came from this blog will be a real paperback book (and also available as a Kindle edition). The wait is nearly over. Order yours now!