Category Archives: dementia

So Gifted

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

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My AlzAuthor Post!

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

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Explaining

YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A DEMENTED PERSON. Saying anything to someone who is in cognitive decline has extremely limited value. Why? Continue reading

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“Dementia Sucks” on the Whole Care Network

Read here about my wonderful interview with caregiver advocate and host of Healing Ties, Chris MacClellan.

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It’s ALIVE!

“Dementia Sucks: A Caregiver’s Journey – With Lessons Learned” is now on sale. You can buy it on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2Bik4YW And Barnes and Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dementia-sucks-tracey-s-lawrence/1127922824 Or just saunter into your favorite independent bookstore and ask for a copy. Really. That will help … Continue reading

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It’s almost here!

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!

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On May 15th, the World Will Know!

I told you I was going to do it. I took the posts from this humble blog, weeded out the ones that might hurt the living (hey, I’ve got scruples) and created a manuscript. One month after committing to getting … Continue reading

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