Monthly Archives: April 2017

A Smile is Worth a Dozen Words

“I don’t know what to do.” Little of what Mum says now makes any sense. When she does talk, much of what we hear seem to be made-up words. But there are phrases and sentences which, although they seem to … Continue reading

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Moments

When a loved one succumbs to dementia, you know there are certain moments which are inevitable. ┬áThe moment she or he can’t lived at home any longer; ┬áthe moment when any meaningful conversation ceases; the moment she or he doesn’t … Continue reading

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Dementia and Drugs

I haven’t talked about medication much in this blog, partly because I haven’t had much to say on the subject. I’m no medic or scientist, as my school grades will attest. I only managed to scrape through biology o-level thanks … Continue reading

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A Little Chuffer

That’s what I am apparently. I’m a little chuffer. This came at the end of a difficult visit today. Mum had just finished lunch and perhaps it was post-prandial relaxation, but she kept her head bowed. It was the first … Continue reading

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