What are the Benefits of Hospice Care?
We always hope the end is comfortable — for ourselves and our loved ones. But life (and death) sometimes bring circumstances beyond our understanding or control. That’s where hospice comes in. It provides comfort and dignity to a dying person, family and friends. Death can be a painful and uncomfortable process, especially with terminal illnesses […]
Early Onset Dementia: Mom Keeps Forgetting My Name
Your mother readies for the day one morning. You’ve just enjoyed a delicious breakfast. The comforting smell of maple syrup and pancakes lingers in the air, welcome as a family friend. You’re both excited for a day of, let’s say, perusing yard sales. Your annual spring outing, rooted in tradition and love, is more about […]
How Do Reasoning and Judgment Change During Aging?
People later in life may experience difficulties with reasoning and judgment. Much like an older loved one may forget names or important events, they may too struggle with decision-making. Or perhaps you’ve noticed your own sharp judgment has waned in recent years. Don’t worry. That’s natural. Even without dementia, our interwoven cognitive abilities affecting reasoning, […]
A Day In The Life….
Picture yourself in a movie. You’re standing on a sidewalkâ€¦in a big cityâ€¦at a busy intersection. You look around, everyone and everything around you is flying by at the speed of light. You try to concentrate but everything is “blurry-like,” happening so fast, concentration evades you. Well, if you’re like me, you’re not in a […]
AND SO OUR JOURNEY BEGINS
Bob and Darlene’s daughter Jill works full time as a Marketing Director for a large manufacturing company. Her work had her on the road most days, in meetings with new and existing clients. Her hours are long and unpredictable. The pandemic has completely changed how she does her job and honestly, she is worried about […]
IN REMEMBRANCE OF MARY
I wrote this original post several years ago but being today is the anniversary of my Neice’s death, I wanted to remind everyone of the valuable lessons she taught us. As soon as Mary was born, my niece statrted to struggle. My sister was told Mary wouldn’t live past the age of 2. What her […]