PWD Experience as Resource for Dementia Professionals

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 […]

PWD Leadership in My Own Life During 2014

Tru here. What does a leader of PWD (Persons With Dementia) look like? Collins dictionary says a “Leader” is the first person on the climbing rope. It is the first animal in the team, or the first section of blank film or tape into the projector or machine. Vocabulary dot com says it is the […]

PWD Communication in Early stages

Tru here.  Please remember, each person’s experience with dementia can be widely different.  Not only are there many different kinds of dementia (with Alzheimer’s in the lead), but some doctors say that most people with dementia have a mixture of several types of dementia, each in different amounts.  Additionally, individual personality, motivations and life experiences create unique dementia […]

Exercise with Dementia

Tru here.  The newest DEMENTIA  MENTORS dot com video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fcv-CtYdrwE includes the one I did on exercise in the beginning stages of dementia.  Pass it on!  Text listed below: Text: I exercise to keep relationships with the ones I love. We don’t give medical advice so I will just tell you about my exercise as a […]