Tag: long term care

She Remembered Me.

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

A Magical Phonebook.

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.

Easy Bathing.

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

Portfolio

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 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

A Breakup, Part 2.

“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'm Not Old Like These People.

“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

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