Posts Tagged ‘caregiving’

The Dementia Chronicles Full Blog Series

“The Dementia Chronicles” full blog series is out in paperback and eBook, two years after the death of my mother. The series annals the trials and heartbreak of my mother as she suffered with Alzheimer’s Disease, coupled with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and with bouts of schizophrenia. In my humble and non-medical opinion, the…

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The Troubled Brain

THE TROUBLED BRAIN In this post of The Troubled Brain, I get a bit more personal as to how I dealt with the before and after of Mom’s death. The Dementia Chronicles deals with Mom’s illness, and the caregiving of her, throughout nineteen months of her living with us at our home. This post discusses…

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The Troubled Brain

THE TROUBLED BRAIN – Installment 2 This installment of The Troubled Brain focuses on some observations from a caregiver’s point of view. As a caregiver of someone who had Alzheimer’s disease and someone who has experience with another person with aphasia, the “look” of the two brain injuries seem the same at first but after…

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