Category Archives: Philosophies of Life

Slowing Down the Rate of Deterioration, Chatting with Her, Doing Things with Her

Translated… My mother-in-law is eighty-five, with a quick temper, she’d always been physically healthy.  But starting last year, she’d started repeatedly, asking the same questions, and I knew that she didn’t mean to, because she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. And … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Stresses of Caretaking, Take a Breath of Relief First

It’s really not easy, for the loved ones to adapt, especially in the beginning stages of dementia, translated… My mother got angry again, over something that’s so minute.  Seeing how her face became twisted with her negative emotions, where, did … Continue reading

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The World, Broken…

The world is, broken, just look around at the assortments of disfigured landscapes caused by those so-called “natural” disasters, which may not even be anything NEAR natural to begin with! the immediate effect of polluted water, photo from online… The … Continue reading

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You Couldn’t Tell that the Red Bottle with Its Contents of Loofah Lotion

Recollections, on how he grew up, translated… On the corner of the first floor was a bottle of loofah lotion from a friend awhile ago.  In my memories, the last time that loofah lotion showed up at our home, it … Continue reading

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The Contributions of Dementia

What, are some contributions of dementia???  Well, it makes you realize, how important your loved ones are, which may make you feel compelled, to set aside more time, to spend with your elders, with their memories, fading out. But, mostly, … Continue reading

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Dialogue with the Iceberg Inside

This, is very important, in the process of introspection, like holding that conversation with oneself. (feel free to call me the CRAZY lady here!!!) Why are you here?  Do you know, that your presence in my life, had impacted me … Continue reading

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He Had Forgotten Us, But We Will, NEVER Forget Him

On dementia, off of the Front Page Sections, translated… The problem of reduced birthrate is exacerbating by the day, and, there’s, still NO solution in sight; by 2050, the elderly population will rise to over twenty-five percent of the entire … Continue reading

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