What our eyes see is interpreted by the brain, and this is probably a brain-failure issue.
All i know is that i am alone with no idea of when anyone will return.
Usually if we say we want to go home it is because we need comfort of some type.
Why do folks with mid-to-late stages of dementia put their toilet paper everywhere EXCEPT for in the toilet?
… strategies …
Our PARTNERSHIP means he is part of me, and i am part of him.
It is important for care-partners to acknowledge loss, and grieve , but …
Husband enables me to invest most of my time and energy in dementia awareness and advocacy. It is a partnership dance.
Tru here. 2014 was the year I realized that, in an ideal world, the collective lived experience of Persons With Dementia (PWD) would be a rich resource for dementia professionals (or any person) dealing with PWD. 2014 is the year I began hallucinations, and then began Aricept prescription. Aricept much improved my hallucinations, recognition of […]
Tru here. Discussion of terminology for care is a hot-topic all the way around. These are my personal thoughts regarding the term “service user”: In my experience the problem is not the impersonal nature of the term “service user”, but rather the consuming nature of the term. We are the “user”, “consumer”, etc. Our care […]