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My Mom Hated the Hospital

My Mom Hated the Hospital

It took me nearly two decades to realize how much my mom hated the hospital. DOH!

DealingwithDementia Named a Top Alzheimer’s Blog for 2018

DealingwithDementia Named a Top Alzheimer’s Blog for 2018

For the third year in a row, Healthline recogized DealingwithDementia as a top Alzheimer’s blog.

I could finally let it go.

I could finally let it go.

After 5 years, I can finally let go of my Dad’s key wallet, but realize I don’t need it to remember him.

Another reason to eat our veggies!

Another reason to eat our veggies!

Leafy greens can slow down brain aging by 11 years. Time to swap those fries for the salad!

I’m waking up at night in a state of panic

I’m waking up at night in a state of panic

Do you know what to do and how to help if you needed to step in for your spouse?

Seven ways to avoid the health scams targeting seniors

Seven ways to avoid the health scams targeting seniors

The FBI did a presentation in November for AARP that had some valuable information that can help older adults. In working with seniors now, I often seen many of these scams played out and work to undo and recoup money that has been siphoned away through exploitation. The majority of senior scams start when the […]

How often should I visit?

How often should I visit?

It is tough to know how often you should visit a loved one with dementia. Only you know what is right.