Day: November 3, 2016

My book is now available in stores! “When Someone You Know is Living in a Dementia Care Community: Words to Say and Things to Do” can

My close family and I have dealt with and are still dealing with many close relatives with Dementia/Altimerzers. I was diaognosed with begining Dementia about 1 year ago. I sat with my Dementia/Altimerzers Striken Dad many times in the Nursing home the last year of his life. There were so many short times when dad knew what was going on and he wanted out of there to go home. They would have to heavily medicate him. I am so scared of that happening to me.

Hi, thanks for writing in. I’m sorry that you’ve gotten that diagnosis. So, first, it’s called “Alzheimer’s” because Dr. Alzheimer was a German physician. Dementia