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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

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

A Grandmother’s Heart

A short story about my first community from 2014, redrafted for 2021. It had been raining hard all day. The storm seemed to be getting

The Key to Personal Preferences

See a theme this month? We’re reminiscing! This story was originally written in 2015, redrafted for May 2021. It is so important for people living

“She’s standing right here.”

“How did mom eat today? Did she eat all of her lunch?” she asked, as her mother stood beside her.  “Does dad give you any trouble

Finally, A Smile

  Joanne didn’t smile much. In fact, I had not seen her really smile about anything at all. She spoke to others, but sparingly, even

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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