Posts Tagged ‘Dementia’

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 – Sifting through the Ashes of Alzheimer’s Today, in The Troubled Brain, I can finally say, I remember some things during nearly three-and-a-half months when my brain blocked out what happened after Mom died. They lump this phenomenon into PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder. Also, instead of writing it prose-style, I listed it…

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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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THE TROUBLED BRAIN

Wednesdays, I’ll be posting thoughts to THE TROUBLED BRAIN. Today, May 2, 2018, is the inaugural post and I’ve taken the opportunity to set up for you what to expect with these posts… I’m writing this post on the eve of my mother’s birthday. If she was still alive, Mom would be 81 tomorrow. After…

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