Why I’m so passionate about planning BETWEEN THE TEARS…

Why I’m so passionate about planning BETWEEN THE TEARS…

When a loved one has dementia or Alzheimer’s, there will be tears. You will grieve as you watch them slip away before your eyes. You will be sad for the future you thought you would have that will never be. You will at times feel helpless, hopeless, angry,...
7 Abilities Affected by Dementia and Alzheimer’s…

7 Abilities Affected by Dementia and Alzheimer’s…

Many of the “unusual behaviors” that leave people scratching their head are related to the changes going on in the brain of someone with dementia. There are 7 main abilities that are affected: Language – this is often the first thing family and...
Alzheimer’s Disease explained by an Orange…

Alzheimer’s Disease explained by an Orange…

Dementia is not a natural part of ageing and with research, we could, one day, defeat it. I love this video from Alzheimer’s Research UK and award-winning actor, Christopher Eccleston whose father Ronnie died with vascular dementia. The goal is to raise awareness that...
Let it go to create more peace and happiness…

Let it go to create more peace and happiness…

I’ll admit it… I have the song Let it Go from Disney’s Frozen on my iPhone. It’s #2 on my “Empowering Music” playlist and a go-to when I’m feeling in need of some “pivot support.” Often we simply need to LET IT GO...
The Importance of Legal Planning…

The Importance of Legal Planning…

Making legal choices and plans for the future is important no matter who you are – it’s especially important to make sure you have dotted your i’s and crossed your t’s if you think someone in your family may be getting dementia. When I first started looking into how...