Saving Memories Forever Do do you share memories of the past while viewing old photos? Last week when my adult son came to visit for the day, our conversation turned to my Mom, his grandmother. Mom passed away with Alzheimer’s eight years ago, as many of you already know from reading this blog. A gathering […]
We don’t realize the full extent of our inheritance until caregiving skills become a necessity for a loved one in our life.
Alzheimer’s in the White House? Ronald Wilson Reagan (From Wikipedia) February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician, commentator, and actor, who served as the 40th President of the United Statesfrom 1981 to 1989. Prior to his presidency, he served as the 33rdGovernor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as […]
Maybelline and the Maroon Makeup Kit My Mom always wore make-up. Her train case was stocked with just about anything you’d find in a standard beauty salon. And Mom always kept it hidden in a deep drawer of an Old Hutch in a kitchen corner. I know– now it seems odd to me too, but […]
My Mom fooled the doctor about her Memory – How does that happen? When my mom came to live with me, I changed her primary care physician to my own personal doctor. His office was near-by and I was already familiar with the office staff. Shortly afterwards, I phoned for an appointment so Dr. Smith […]