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So you think

It is so sad to watch a loved one who is aging and ill.  I am watching a beautiful intelligent woman suffering with dementia make absolutely no sense.  Someone who took pride in her appearance and loved the finer things … Continue reading

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Distortion

Grandma’s dementia is full blown today. She has fallen twice because she has forgotten she can not walk and continues to try and get out of bed. She is talking total nonsense. She broke out in hysterical laughter over a … Continue reading

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Rehab Blues

While at rehab this week….. One day this week I arrived at the rehab where my grandmother is staying. She said, “I am wet” (referring to she had wet herself). I said, “don’t worry, I will change you”. She said, … Continue reading

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Getting Things Ready for Grandma

There is nothing simple about being a caregiver. It’s a job we do because we love someone so much and someone has to step up and do it.  It’s very hard work and sometimes physically and emotionally exhausting.  Many times … Continue reading

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