Category Archives: Dementia & Other Issues of the Elderly Years

The Elderly Couple Sharing the Wheelchairs, Sitting While the Other is Pushing it Alternatively

Something that can be done, so the elderly in the population aren’t left alone, taking care of each other, observations from the Front Page Sections, translated… Yilan is considered as a place to move to for those from the outside, … Continue reading

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The Hearts Café in Hsinbei City, Allowing the Caretakers to Take Time for Themselves

A place, for the caregivers to go, to breathe, to take time away, from the hardships of taking care of their demented elderly parents and loved ones, there should be more places like these everywhere these days, from the Newspapers, … Continue reading

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After Her Hard Work in the Fruit Plantations, She’d Rushed to the Hospital to Care for Her Mother-in-Law Ching: I’m No Superwoman: I’d Given in, to My Destiny, Because of the Gentleness of My Mother-in-Law

https://video.udn.com/embed/news/899034 This, would be, the faces, of long-term care here right now, from the Front Page Sections, translated… “Mama Hsiang, Ms. Kao, Grandma, Mother-in-Law, Vuvu (grandparents in the Paiwan native tongue), I’m here to see you, how fast sleep you … Continue reading

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Taking Care of My Demented Mother on My Own…There’s No Replacing My Home

Personal experiences of taking care of one’s own demented elderly mother, from the Front Page Sections, translated… My mother is eighty-three, a couple of years ago, she’d started having alters in her emotions, and behaviors too, and, she’d become, chaotic … Continue reading

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The Elderly Who Lived in the Distant Regions, Waited for the Busses in the Heat

Encounters, and, the local governments, aren’t doing ANYTHING to change this for the better, off of the Front Page Sections, translated… As I’d arrived back to the Eastern Shores Elementary School to give a lecture, the return trip was hot, … Continue reading

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Time Has Left You Behind…

Time had, left you behind, your mind’s been, erased, with, absolutely, NO recollection of the life you’d had already, you’d, started all over, from the very beginning of life. like these places, in these, black-and-white photographs were???  Photo from online… … Continue reading

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Can’t Say Someones Name in Tip-of-the-Tongue, Dementia, or Aphasia?

A preliminary sign of dementia, or, are we just, too overly worried here??? From the papers, translated… A short while ago, started talking with a couple of my friends in their sixties, mentioned how in April, we’d all gone to … Continue reading

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