If it weren’t for the Dementia…POW!

The definition of a split second: a very brief time. The definition of a nano second: one billionth of a second, or the time it takes the jackass in the car  behind you to beep his horn after the light turns green. There is no word for the time it takes my LO to say,...

It’s Never Too Soon

As a caregiver, an occupation you probably didn’t train for (like me!), you are constantly questioning your judgement and trying to answer your own questions. My LO seems very forgetful. Should I call our Doc? Should I take over finances? Should I look...

Let’s go To The Mall!

According to a recent report on MSNBC, in 2021 fifty percent of department stores in malls will close. And a July report in The New York Times said in the next 5 years twenty-five percent of all malls in this country will close. In talking to some folks in retail and...

Where did the past 3 months go?

Between the pandemic, the unbearable heat, and other political/social upheavals, this summer has been a challenge. Now, add to that caring for a dementia patient. A triple Whammy! My LO has had a marked decline in cognition over the past 3 months. I really can’t...

Bad food choices!

For those of us caring for a dementia patient, this quarantine-self-isolation-stay-at-home stuff is tough! I’m not saying my situation is worse than other people, but it sure is different. Even without a pandemic, a dementia patient eventually loses the ability...