How can there be joy when your mind is deteriorating? Can simple peace bring you joy? Continue reading
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Sometimes, you just need to cry…
Sometimes, even our seniors just need a good cry. Continue reading
Essentials: A caregiver’s best friends
Yes, a caregiver must be patient and helpful and clean. But what are the items that make the caregiver’s life easier? Continue reading
I am not a child, I have dementia
So many people, doctors in particular, equate dementia with regressing to a child-like state. That is not true. Let me explain why. Continue reading
Caregiving: What does a bad day look like?
Caregiving is not easy. There are plenty of bad days. But if you prepare yourself for the worst, you’ll be able to survive the day. Continue reading
Life lessons: What Tata taught me
We are not defined by people, places or things. Instead, we are defined by our life lessons. Continue reading
Dementia: The busyness of a dying mind.
Can increased speech be the brain’s final attempt to hold on to control when battling dementia? Continue reading
So she’s throwing a tantrum. What am I supposed to do?
When my grandmother with dementia throws a tantrum, I remember that she has severe limitations and arguing only serves to do more damage to both of us than help the situation in any way. Continue reading