I walked through the doors of an unfamiliar dementia care community, looking for a resident who had moved from our location. I was afraid she
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Merna opened the door to my office. “I need to look up a phone number,” she said with some urgency. This was a new one.
I wrote an article a while back called “16 Things That I Would Want If I Got Dementia.” Then I started thinking, how will dementia
Vera will never read this letter. She is moving out of our community very soon and into a nearby one. I know that you aren’t
It is not about the big parties, the birthdays, or the holiday celebrations. In dementia care, it is about the small things. It’s about the
I walked into one of our “Spa Rooms” to wash my hands. It’s one of three rooms where we help our residents take baths or
Just added a new link to my homepage here at Dementia By Day! I put up photos of the interior design changes I’ve made at
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
“Oh, wasn’t that so wonderful?” Rachel sighed happily, climbing into the bus. We had just visited a local daycare to read to some children there.
“I’ve made a mistake. I came here once to visit this place with all of the elderly people, but I don’t want to be here