It can be difficult to know what to say and what not to say, particularly as the dementia progresses. Here are some tips from the experts which I discovered to be helpful and effective.
This photo is my parents’ first selfie soon after they developed dementia – they peered into the phone completely amazed it was going to take a photo 🙂 They say laughter is the best medicine. When you are grieving the downward spiral of dementia in a loved one, you can do with a good dose… Read More Laughter and Priceless Moments in the Dementia Journey
Thinking of all of you today who are losing or have lost a Mum to dementia💜 Take some time to remember those cherished memories and create some new special moments if she is still here. Alzheimer’s.net shared this beautiful poem 💐
Today marks the one year anniversary of my Mum’s passing on to a better place. I am thankful for no regrets. I am thankful for the special moments we had together in the ‘dementia period’. I am thankful for a lifetime of memories with the beautiful, strong woman who brought me into this world. One… Read More Plan for No Regrets
It can be difficult to visit and know what to do. I would try and think beforehand of what we could do which would make it easier at the time. Especially as they lose speech and can’t talk a lot. 1. Look at picture books that relate to what they liked in their life and… Read More 3 things to do when you visit