Get your motivator charged for camera, other Arts, and other Crafts , my friends …
Tru here. Creating makes me feel alive, so I want to THINK that I can do sewing and stuff for as long as possible (even after I am not really capable of doing it). i have spent substantial time lately on crafting, so think it is about time to write on it again. But, as […]
These are things that were applicable for ME this year, so it is possible they might be helpful for someone else.)
I realize my “nose” is going away, but newest loss is emphasized these past two weeks in my fragrance craft. Discovered I have COMPLETELY lost the receptor for scent of sandalwood.
Another friend is gone; Misty Stenslie Claassen was 43 years old.
Be willing to invest NOW in learning communication skills for the later stages, so that you can more easily discern the language spoken in the “fading” communications of late-stage dementia … because relationships are what make life worth living.
I am sorry; thought I posted some of this long ago, but then discovered it was still unfinished in “draft” status, because I apparently made some huge mistakes. It took me until now to correct mistakes and finish. Listed alphabetical by subject: Advocacy, Art, Brain function, Craft, Importance of Patient-Perspective, Photography, Prose, Update
These are newest pages that I have posted from persons with dementia symptoms who have shared their lived experience thru words or projects.
My main project was to crochet a collar and set of cuffs for Autumn/Winter.
“Music is Connection (despite dementia symptoms): to myself, to others, and to the unseen rhythms connecting each living entity.”