Tag Archives: memory books

The doctor is in but I’m outta here

  What do healthcare providers, caregivers and their loved ones living with dementia have in common? Looming frustration at medical appointments! Last week, while sitting in a Raleigh, NC medical waiting room for at least 30 minutes with my 80 year old client for his 6 month follow-up eye exam (monitoring Age-Related Macular Degeneration) I brainstormed […]

Dementia, caregiving and memories

I spend a lot of time with elderly residents and caregivers in assisted living and memory care communities where social interactions and activities are limited. Music, television, puzzles and games help folks pass time. Visitors, especially adult children and grandchildren, are usually a special source of pleasure and joy. A great way to spend quality time together […]