Category Archives: Dementia & Other Issues of the Elderly Years

Looking After My Demented Father-in-Law

With a demented elderly at home, it’s never easy, but, we all still, learn to cope with the various situations that surface from day to day, translated… Since my mother-in-law passed, my father-in-law had been, living alone in their home, … Continue reading

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Her Silent Protests

This is the only way she has, of protesting, as she’d, lost her ability to speak!!! Her silent protests, they seemed to be more and more frequent now these days, compared to before, and it’s not like, we weren’t, trying, … Continue reading

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When Nobody Can Understand What You’re Saying…

When nobody can understand what you’re saying, there’s, nothing you can do, but to, face that wall of silence inside your minds. As you’d lost your viable way of communicating your needs to the outside world, there’s, this huge WALL … Continue reading

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My Father Enjoyed Staying at the Nursing Homes, with the Professional Care Provided, We Felt More at Ease

Alternative perspective, to looking at placing your parents in a nursing home, translated… Nine years ago, my mom passed away, and dad chose to stay behind at home in Menon, on the land outside the house, it’d became his track … Continue reading

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Sending the Elderly Parents to a Nursing Home=Being Unfitting as an Offspring? Having the Healthcare Professionals to Look After Ones’ Elders, Feeling More Secure

This is, the traditional Chinese beliefs, that should be, thrown OUT!!! From the Newspapers, translated… My originally independent, able-bodied mother had a stroke, plus she’d begun to stutter when she spoke, being outgoing and social, she was, greatly impacted, was … Continue reading

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The Elderly’s Unwillingness to Throw Things Away May be a Precursor to Dementia

Those with hoarding tendencies, beware!!! From the Newspapers, translated… The elderly storing things unwilling to throw them out may be a precursor to dementia. A seventy-five-year-old elderly man who’d become unwilling to throw things out, and loved going out to … Continue reading

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Using Gardening Therapy, Awakening the Rose in Her Memories

From a seminar on how to look after elderly living in the secluded areas, from the papers, translated… There is a “healing garden” somewhere in Hong Kong, especially for the demented elderly or elderly who’d become incapacitated. An elderly woman … Continue reading

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