Tag: lewy body

Stop taking people with dementia to the cemetery

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=valjImIyxY4?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=540&h=304] “Oh yeah, every time that dad forgets mom is dead, we head to the cemetery so he can see her gravestone.” WHAT. I

Finding Calm in Repetitive Questions

Like many people with dementia, Lucille had a “phrase” that she used often. Well, it wasn’t so much a “phrase” as it was a line of questioning

Robin Williams & Lewy Body

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpEYmIQbWro?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=540&h=304] WARNING: Video has some explicit language Comedian Robert “Bobcat” Goldthwait talks to comedian Joe Rogan about his late friend, Robin Williams. Bobcat spent

Let them lead, and you follow

Let’s face it: dementia care is hard. Honestly, it’s often harder for caregivers than it is for the people with dementia, especially in later stages

How do I stop fighting with mom?

“Mom’s room is a mess!” Joe complained. “Every time I go in there, we argue about her clothes and her dirty briefs and all of that!”

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