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How we went on a real family vacation after my son's brain injury

BY: BARB KUSTEC

This is us last summer, when our family decided to drive to Canada’s East Coast provinces and take a real family vacation. 435 more words

Brain Injury

Habits of Sane Caregivers in Dementialand

Sometimes I write for people with dementia. Sometimes I write for people who have no experience in Dementialand. But today…today I am writing for dementia caregivers. 1,186 more words

Dementia

Addiction is a relentless supervillain

I’m feeling very defeated. Having spent the last few days in my hometown, I’m also feeling quite low. Unfortunately, when I’m surrounded by the landscape of where I grew up, it brings up a lot of unsettling and difficult emotions. 831 more words

ACOA

Camp has Begun

July is here and so is NancyCamp.  In fact,  two NancyCamps — one for the children and another for adults.  But at the same time that I am doing things I love to do,   Bo is just existing.   608 more words

Alzheimer's

Labels

We have an official label.  Diagnoses I suppose is the proper term, but my brain needed a label to know where to file Mom’s disease.  How and where to find help.  184 more words

Journal

Good Manners

The Kindness of Strangers is the WordPress prompt today.  We are asked about a time when someone was kind and generous. I think of many professionals who were kind when I was helping with my mother’s care.  81 more words

Memoirs In Poetry