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January 2020

Dementia is Slowly Erasing My Mom’s Memory

https://youtu.be/BxY_eJLBflk Dementia is Slowly Erasing My Mom's Memory My mom and I have always been close.  My brother has said numerous times that we are so much like sisters. When the diagnosis of dementia hit I knew nothing about what that would mean for us. I have good days and I have bad days. Today was so tough. Dementia will never be able to Keep us Apart My mom is strong so I know she[...]

How to make Winter more Tolerable for Elderly moms

How to make staying Indoors more Bearable My mom has leukemia and vascular dementia. She is 86 years old and gets cold more often. We keep the home temperature at 70 degrees but she gets a bit chilled at times. One of her favorite things is a heated throw. This was a Christmas present from my brother last year. He found it on Amazon. She enjoys wrapping in this on cold mornings when she first gets up.[...]

My Thoughts on being a First Time Grandma

My Thoughts on Being a First Time Grandma I became a first-time grandma six weeks ago. It was a day I had been looking forward to for a long time. To say I was thrilled would be putting it lightly.   Meeting your Grandchild for the First Time When Pippa was delivered she had some respiratory problems. She went to NICU and had to spend her first week there. I cannot imagine how scary this was[...]