“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’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
Do you often ask your loved one or residents living with dementia if they “want” to do something…and get turned down? I’ve met a lot
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
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
Another short story from my time as a Dementia Care Director “I am leaving for the day, because my young son is at home with
How do you know if an activity or program you’re doing with a loved one or client living with dementia is working? You won’t know
If you were looking for a long-winded, confusing answer, you came to the wrong place. Put simply: definitely do not tell her you sold her
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.