“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
I get this question pretty often. It makes sense, right? Your day-to-day would be a lot easier if your loved one living with dementia would
I’m asked questions like this often. “What if what they’re telling you…just doesn’t make any sense? It can’t happen. If I Embrace Their RealityTM, aren’t
How can you see the forest through the trees to get real results when communicating with someone living with dementia? “Why are you ALL HERE!?”
“We’ve got to get out of here!” she screamed. “They are dangerous people and they’re after us! They think I’m crazy but I know the
I often hear from care partners and dementia care professionals alike that “getting the person living with dementia to do something is really hard!” While
A short story from my time working as a Dementia Care Director at my first building They sat, holding hands, talking softly in his room.
“Well…I don’t want to lie to her. If I tell her she still has a house waiting for her, then that would be a lie.
I’ve had a lot of people over the years say to me, “Wow! Dementia care? You must be really patient!” This is actually kind of funny
“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
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.