Myrna Norman from her FaceBook account in January 2015
I noticed a gentleman wheeling a woman who seemed almost lying down in her chair.
Something drew me to her. I spoke to her,
her husband said she hadn’t spoken in 6 months, and had recent physical changes.He explained little about her – she had thought ESL for 30 years
I spoke to her telling her I too have dementia, and that she must be proud of her years of teaching,
Her eyes seemed to sparkle and we began a conversation.
We both had tears streaming down our faces, she wiping mine and I was wiping hers.Her husband said ‘OMG she is speaking to you.
She said ‘You bet I am” and her speech was clear and of good volume.Her name is Julia. The staff was just blown away.
I feel so fortunate to have had this experience with Julia.
My heart is full.
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