April 21, 2017

Who’s Caring for the Caregiver?

Looking back, it’s almost as if one day I was happy and living the life I’d chosen and the next My brother and I were my […]
April 10, 2017

Angry at the World

During my family’s journey with Alzheimer’s/Dementia, I have made it a point to be as transparent as possible. Anger & fear play a big role in […]
April 4, 2017

Men, Proper Wiping is Important to Avoid Infections for women with Alzheimer’s/Dementia Wipe “Front to Back”

There is limited information regarding what it’s really like to be caregiver and that’s especially true of caregivers who are men. When I started this movement […]
March 26, 2017

MAMA Please Don’t Go..

Other than forgetfulness that persistently got worse through the years, another thing I started noticing during the early stages of dementia was the far-off, somewhat frantic look […]
January 11, 2017

Shit Happens

Holiday Outings can be very pleasant but “ShiT” Happens    With Thanksgiving turkey and dressing packed in Tupperware containers, and the dishes washed and put away, […]
January 11, 2017

What is Sun-downing and how do I reduce it?

Beautiful evenings bring about Dark nights with Dementia/Alzheimer’s If you’ve recently had a loved one diagnosed with dementia, then you’d better familiarize yourself with Sundowning, and […]
January 9, 2017

Take Momma’s Keys

A guide to helping an aging parent transition from driver to passenger due to age-related issues. Dementia/Alzheimer’s It’s Friday night. I’m getting ready to dig into […]
January 9, 2017

A Son’s Love

Since Mom’s diagnosis of dementia, I have no free time. No Sunday golf outings with the fellas. No Friday night dominos games with my crew. No […]
January 9, 2017

Who Cares?

A little advice on taking care of the caregiver (YOU)   I’ll admit it. I was NOT prepared for becoming a caregiver for my aging mother. […]
January 9, 2017

Dementia-rize Your Home

Keeping Momma safe while dealing with dementia. I woke up to a strange sound, sat straight up in bed. I glanced at the clock…2:00AM and lights […]
January 9, 2017

Keeping Momma Under Your Wing

Finally! You’ve got Momma settled into her new assisted living quarters. Both you and mom are anxious. The facility representative made this place sound like heaven. […]
January 9, 2017

Too Old To Care

Baby boomers are entering their senior years. In 2010, one-sixth of the adult U.S. population was older than 65; by 2030, about one-fourth will be. Who […]