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Spending Some Time on Planet Elderly

This is the year I’m involved in a genuine apprenticeship on Planet Elderly.  I gave up a part-time community college teaching assignment in order to be on call if/when my elderly parents need my assistance.  1,327 more words

Guess What Mom?

Middle flew in early on the last day I was in the hospital, surprisingly perky – it’s amazing what two shots of whisky and a sleeping pill will do! 1,200 more words

How is Your Loved One Spending their Time?

Now is the time for you to pause and rethink how you are spending your time with your loved one. Stop the perpetual problem solving and consider a new plan, a new way of spending time with your loved one. 520 more words


Tentative Tips Two - Dementia Caring with Love

Here, for your perusal, is another set of ‘Tentative Tips’. As I said in Part One, please do take them for what they are – ideas shared in the hope they might prove useful to others as they have proved useful to me and other carers I have talked to. 655 more words


Owning our Health: How love can build a bridge to those with Alzheimers

Sometimes a story comes across our path that causes us to think differently about a problem. The story of Gladys and Naomi, in which two women broke through a barrier that seemed impossible to breach, is one of these. 598 more words

Empowered Health


Everyone is excited for the new centre for disrupting Alzheimer’s to open its doors.  The excitement over the success of the winter Solstice at the centre cannot be quantified, 155 more words