Tag Archive | valuables

Navigating the Early Stages of Dementia

Navigating the Early Stages of Dementia

I feel that the early phases of dementia bring some of the hardest things to navigate. Things get lost, misplaced, or hidden really well, and it can be incredibly frustrating as well as humiliating to the person who is missing their phone, keys, purse, or wallet. With no short-term memory, it’s hard to rely on […]

How much of me is me?

How much of me is me?

When we moved mom into the new community, they warned us about her teacup collection. They were worried that residents would be attracted to the cups and saucers. My mom has a lovely collection that has been in her primary living residence for at least the last two decades. I wasn’t moving mom in without […]