When a parent has dementia or Alzheimers

When a parent has dementia or Alzheimers

Life gets turned on it’s head. (That’s the simplified version of what happens!) Life before dementia seems like a distant memory. It comes on like a subtle fog – barely perceptible until you are engulfed and can’t see two feet in front of you....
I Remember When…

I Remember When…

As my dad has entered the final stages of dementia my family has had more “I remember when…” conversations. As his memory and abilities fade, we are looking back on this Alzheimer’s journey and remembering both the struggles and the silver...
Hospice – the Next Step in Our Alzheimer’s Journey

Hospice – the Next Step in Our Alzheimer’s Journey

The “H” word… HOSPICE. It seems like everyone has a different idea of what “hospice” is – some ideas are accurate and some are misconceptions. Maybe it’s because hospice options can vary by disease, by age and by cultural...