REMEMBER

The month of November is a time to remember. On November 11th there is a collective moment around much of the world to reflect on the sacrifice made by many soldiers, sailors and airmen and women. Is remembering important? Our collective memory shapes us. It has an...

Can We Still Be Friends? Dementia and Friendship

Being diagnosed with dementia can be devastating to a friendship. Individuals with dementia often feel their friends have abandoned them and friends often don't know what to say or how to react. You may even wonder...'Can we still be friends?' Feeling uncomfortable or...

Water, Water, Water

  Water plays an important role in good brain functioning.Our bodies require water to hydrate the blood and tissues, lubricate our joints, regulate temperature, and moisten the lungs to allow for breathing. So those stiff joints may actually be a lack of proper...

Ten Dementia Warning Signs

How do I tell if my mom or dad has dementia? What are some of the warning signs? In this post I want to tell you about 10 warning signs that may indicate dementia is present. If you recognize them in your mom or dad, a trip to the doctor is warranted. Memory loss As...

Is Your Mom or Dad Getting Enough Sleep?

Is you mom or dad getting a good quality sleep? Are they sleeping a lot during the day and then not very much at night? Are you worried that they are not well-rested when they wake up in the morning? Getting a good night’s sleep is critical for good brain health, yet...