The Next Step

It has been a while since my last post. It has been 6 weeks since my husband was admitted to a nursing home. It has been a long time coming, but happened so fast. It was necessary and it was time. It was heartbreaking and sad. In the next posts I will talk about how...

News can be harmful to our health

I normally watch a lot of morning and evening network news, local and national.  I’ve got to cut back. The disclaimer that the video you are about to see could be “upsetting”  is a gross understatement when it comes to the video being presented at...

The Learning Curve

A couple of things I have learned this week:  There may come a time when your primary care care doctor will suggest a specialist for your LO. The surprise for me was the recommendation a Gerontologist. It makes sense to get the advice a doctor who sees elderly...

Lock Out Encore

Have you got one of these? (see below) It’s a doorknob with a lock on the inside (privacy lock) usually found on bathroom or bedroom doors.  This one happens to be the door to our powder room. My LO inadvertently locked it.. Fortunately he was on the outside....

Which comes first?

If your loved one has recently been diagnosed with dementia, one of the things you have to do is put yourself in charge of, or at least share all financial matters. On the flip side, if you are getting calls from banks, utility companies or credit card companies...