Category Archives: Dementia & Other Issues of the Elderly Years

I Went to Visit Your Mother Today…

I went to visit your mother today, and, she’d, deteriorated even more than the last time I saw her!  She’s now, immobilized, she’d forgotten, how to use her leg muscles, and there’s just, this LACK of muscle tone in her … Continue reading

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Cohabiting with Dementia…

Call this, a First Person Narrative if you will… I am now, cohabiting with dementia, it’d, found me, and, in the beginning before I had, deteriorated to where I currently am right now???  I’d, fought against it, hard as I … Continue reading

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Finding it Hard, to Express Myself…

What the demented elderly experiences, with the loss of more than just, their cognitive abilities… I’m, finding it hard, to express myself, to make my thoughts materialize, to get what I think, into words.  I don’t know why, my thought … Continue reading

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She Was Demented for Ten Years and Finished Her Master’s Program Studies, Now She’s Lecturing All Over the World

This showed, how if you put your mind to it, you can still, OVERCOME the obstacles in your own life, a story of inspiration, from the Front Page Sections, translated… The fifty-nine year-old International Alzheimer’s Association’s chairwoman, Kate Swaffer was … Continue reading

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The Lady in the Mirror…

There’s a stranger, a stranger in the mirror, and I’d seen her, every time I looked into the mirror, what’s worse is, that she’d, copied EVERY movement I make, and it’s really, agitating, and I’d even, screamed and shouted for … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Dementia Made Her Forget All the Awful Things, Turned Her into a “Joker”

This would be, the unexpected positive from someone’s dementia, I suppose…from the papers, translated… After my mother became demented, she’d not changed her optimistic nature, her easygoing nature, she’d still carried that “Joker” personality, without any calculating ways, bringing joys, … Continue reading

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Give Her a Hug: the Love from the Family Members Will Never Fade

With an elder with dementia at home…from the Newspapers, translated… My mother is eighty-six, the neurologist diagnosed her with dementia, she’d been accepting and open to new things, so we didn’t, feel compelled, to keep the truth of her condition … Continue reading

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