Tag: care

Is This For Me?

I handed Helen one of the stuffed dogs from our new Pet Shop area. I knew how much she enjoyed the baby dolls we had,

A Fake Dog, A Real Connection.

Nancy walked into the room and gasped, spotting the two dogs. “Ohhh,” she said with excitement. Nancy slowly reached out her hand and put it

Walk The Line.

Joan strolled confidently down the hallway. Even with Alzheimer’s, she is very capable. Joan can hold long conversations, eat, drink, and bathe without much assistance,

A Marriage.

A lot of people fear that their spouse or life partner will get dementia. Many people are already coping with it. It’s incredibly hard to

The Woman Who Wouldn't Sit Down.

“She’ll sit down on couches, in a chair, wherever—but I cannot get her to sit down on the toilet!” one of our Resident Assistants, Brittany,

Community College.

Our nurse stopped by my office around lunchtime. “William* is really irritated this morning,” she said. “He keeps saying that he has sign up for

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