Tag Archive | Kate Swaffer

Dementia, Emotions and Kate Swaffer Rocks

Dementia, Emotions and Kate Swaffer Rocks

One of the constants in my mom’s care has been changing nature of the extra caregivers or personal daily assistants (PDAs) we have put in place. At her old community, we were lucky to have one that lasted more than a year, but we lost her in the move to the new facility. Out of […]

Love More and Expect Less.

It is hard to deal with any loved one when they change. Over the past two years, I’ve gone from passive to confrontational to detached. And repeated this cycle a few times. When I started to view my parents through the filter of “head injury,” my visits with my parents changed, in a positive way. […]