TimeSlips

May 15, 2012

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I heard about TimeSlips on All Things Considered this week. What a lovely program. http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/05/14/152442084/alzheimers-patients-turn-to-stories-instead-of-memories

Unsolicited Advice: Seek Help

January 20, 2012

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Recently I have been e-mailing with a friend who is dealing with the onset of dementia of his wife. Retelling my experiences has lead me back to this blog, and stories I have yet to tell — I think I will begin a new category titled “backtracking”.  Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta had a strong support […]

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“Family of Six” a Work of Art

October 7, 2011

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Upon newborn K’s arrival, we finished (or filled in the last panel) of a piece of typographic artwork, using Our Bodoni, and croppings of all of our first initials. Even with GG, or O, having left us, it remains a wonderful memory of all the people who have and will live in our home.

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She Won the Battle

October 7, 2011

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I am writing this post, because D’s Grandmother, “GG”, and my inspiration for writing Jumping Generations, arrived at her final resting place on Monday night. Instead of saying she lost a battle, we can say she finally won it. As I have constantly written here, the last months and days were not the life she wanted. GG may have been […]

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