Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

Dementia and my Dad

What an emotional roller coaster of a visit to my hometown this past two weeks? Life is not the same. Dementia is taking over my Mom. Dad is struggling. I am a five-hour plan ride away. My sister is a 16-hour plan ride … Continue reading

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French Fries

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of spending some quality time with my mom. Her dementia is getting worse. She can no longer communicate with me. I have to constantly try to figure out what container she is referring too.  There … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Home sweet Home…or is it…my mom has dementia and she doesn’t know me. My sister is home with her family and she doesn’t know me. My dad is home struggling to care for my mom and he doesn’t know me. … Continue reading

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Will my Mom know Me…

As the days get closer and closer to flying home, I am getting more and more anxious too knowing the answer to a year long question. Will the answer be “YES”? It’s been a year since I’ve been home. I have not talked to mom since … Continue reading

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The Phone Call

My mom answered the phone yesterday. She didn’t know me or know what I was saying. I started to feel sad for her and myself, with tears starting to form but then I remembered the sound of her voice. She sounded happy and … Continue reading

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