Monthly Archives: October 2014

The diagnosis

Even thought it has been just over seven years since we received “the diagnosis” that day is still fresh in my mind. A few weeks earlier, as I accompanied my mom to a clinic appointment with her family practice physician, … Continue reading

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The power of music in dementia care

Music is very powerful, and research shows it is therapeutic for people with dementia. The Wisconsin Dementia Care System Redesign: A Plan for a Dementia-Capable Wisconsin (published earlier this year by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services) recommends the Music … Continue reading

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Out of order

I have so much to share with you. I have been the full time caregiver for my mom since June of 2010; over the past few years I have discovered great resources, and I have quite a few tips and … Continue reading

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Off to a slow start

Yes, it has been eight months since I set up this blog and I have yet to start blogging. First, it’s been a busy year, but I know that is no excuse. Second, and this excuse is legitimate, I have … Continue reading

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