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Reluctant Traveller down the Dementia Highway

I am a divorced single mother of four children. My oldest child has multiple special needs and health care needs. My widowed mother suffered a leg clot/aneurysm in June of 2011 and concurrently her

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01/06/13

01/06/13

Dementia Diet Help

Hello, I am a caretaker for a dear friend of many years. I am a very active senior citizen and love helping others. I am having good and bad days as a caretaker. This is not easy. I am going to write

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12/13/12

12/13/12

Watching Momma

Caring for my mother. . . where do I start. I am a 42 year old assistant principal who is caring for an 87 year old mother with dementia. It is becoming a taxing process. Some days we both are crying

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10/27/12

10/27/12

Dementia ‘One’ Project

I am working with Dementia in an aged care facility. I work with behaviours, I also run training workshops on Communication with Dementia. I love working in this field, it is challenging and the

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10/10/12

10/10/12

Jim B Alzheimers

We have a relative entering the later stages of Alzheimers and need to find a facility.

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10/08/12

10/08/12

Diary of A Daugh-ther

Mom has shown a lot of changes in the past years, but we were not that aware of what it was then. Recently, however, her skills are already affected as well as her memory. She also often calls me

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09/25/12

09/25/12

Anne

Anne is a much loved sister, mother, mother-in-law and grandmother.  Unfortunately, she no longer knows this.  Or if she does, it is only fleetingly.  As our mother, she was the rock

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09/05/12

09/05/12

Groundhog Day of Love and Loss

I have lived the good life.  a fairy tale childhood. loving parents who always believed in me and supported me in every way possible. 

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09/02/12

09/02/12

Dave and Tina , our dementia experience

My name is Dave and I am the full time caregiver for my wife Tina who is suffering with Frontal Lobe Dementia. Tina is in her later stage and I have to tend to all her needs. Tina is 57 years old

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06/17/12

06/17/12

Mona’s story

To be filled in when I have more time. Stand by please

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06/10/12

06/10/12