Why Mom’s Shoes should Not have Shoe Strings Shoe strings are a nuisance and I have often wondered why they didn’t create Velcro first. From the time we are young children, shoe strings are a royal pain. It takes forever to teach small children to tie shoe strings and if you think about it, it […]
It's common to have many questions when a loved one has dementia.
You will find answers here for many of your questions.
The Sage Test – An Easy test to Monitor Your Cognitive Abilities The biggest problem with Alzheimer’s, (other than not having a cure) has always been that most folks aren’t diagnosed until they are far into the middle stages. Many of the signs and symptoms can be attributed to normal aging and may be neglected until […]
Best Books about Alzheimer’s Dementia by Category One of the first things I did after my Mom’s diagnosis was to gather a stockpile of books. I had no idea how to handle her odd behavior or cope with my severe fatigue from arguing with her with little nor no results.. Reading and learning is important! It […]
Do those with dementia have Aphasia? Do those with dementia have Aphasia since it’s so difficult for them to stay tuned to a conversation? Aphasia is an inability to understand or use words for communication. This includes spoken and written words and can be a devastating illness since it also affects writing and reading. Since […]
Caring for aging parents – it looks hard but not impossible Aging Parents may turn to their adult children when they are no longer able to care for themselves. Nobody wants to see their parents decline in their older years. Our parents have been the strong ones in our lives, and it can be heartbreaking […]