April 27, 2017

When an individual receives a diagnosis of dementia, one of the first concerns that families and caregivers face is whether or not that person should continue driving. A diagnosis of dementia doesn’t necessary mean that a person can no longer drive , however the early...

April 25, 2017

Putting a Plan together just in case a loved ones wanders away from home. Is necessary for their safety.

April 23, 2017

TGIF Caregivers,
My Mood is well okay. I'm with my mom for a long weekend because she has a doctor’s appointment for her checkup. This also gives and her husband a break. Every time I see her deteriorating from this horrific disease it breaks my heart.

When I go home...

April 20, 2017

This is the second topic in the  Wandering Section of my Dementia and Safety series – 10 Tips on Preventing Wandering of Individuals suffering from Dementia

Since we no longer keep the door unlocked and have the door chirp if opened we no longer have this prob...

April 17, 2017

People with Alzheimer's or any other type of Dementia more likely or not are living in their homes, alone or with a health care provider or family member. This is fine as long as safety measures are in place. As Alzheimer's progresses, a person's abilities change. It’s...

April 14, 2017

TGIF CareGivers :) and supporters

My mood today is peaceful with a dash of reflection

I thought before I go into my post today I would share a picture of my gorgeous mom.

As I sit here typing out my blog post I wonder what I should share with you. I'm in a calm place befo...

April 10, 2017

Here’s a list of 10 warning signs that may indicate Alzheimer’s disease:

1. Difficulty remembering things that just happened

Forgetting dates or events; repeatedly asking for the same information; and relying more and more on reminder notes or family members to handle da...

April 7, 2017

I posted this to a FB Group today and it got a lot of attention. It makes you wonder if you would want to know. For me I would kind of accept that I may develop some form of Dementia since both my parents have it. It's sad really, as I get older I get more vested in fi...

April 7, 2017

Hey everyone here we go with another #FeelingsFriday blog. It's actually Thursday night but I was in the sharing mood 😉 so I'm writing the blog now.

Current Mood: calm with a deep thought chaser 

Calm because I'm home relaxing 

In deep thought because I get to sit h...

April 5, 2017

Well there is a difference folks. Most people use it interchangeably. Even I did when I was younger. I thought of it as a disease that old people get. That is true for the most part but there is such a thing as Early Onset Alzheimer’s. It's an uncommon form of dementia...

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