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“Dementia By Day” started as a simple little Tumblr blog in 2014 and grew into a book, a business, a second book, a podcast…and my entire work life! Hope you enjoy!

Recent Blog Posts

Stop taking her to the cemetery

“Oh yeah, every time that dad forgets mom is dead, we head to the cemetery so he can see her gravestone.” A couple of years

Stop trying to “convince” them

Logic and dementia don’t mix. What does that mean? It really means that using logic to “explain yourself” to someone living with dementia won’t work

Why dementia is not a time machine

Please note: this is different from what I say when I talk about Timeline Confusion(TM) in dementia. Oh, the things I hear people say about

Getting to know Allie

We’ve spent May reminiscing about old stories and memories from the communities I’ve worked in. This is a story from 2016. One of my favorite things

16 Things I Would Want If I Got Dementia

Get the FREE “16 Things” poster for your personal use—or better yet—your dementia care community’s staff break room!

I wrote this poem years ago, but to date, it’s the most popular piece I’ve ever created.

16 things poster
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