Category Archives: alzheimer’s

She Said What?

“I hope your mom dies today.” “Thank you!” What would you think if you heard this exchange at your local beauty salon? This was a conversation between me and┬ámy hairdresser/friend of over thirty years. We hugged and then glanced around … Continue reading

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I’ve Learned My Lesson

My dad is brilliant; gentle, kind, caring, funny, and faithful, in all aspects of the word. The great irony of the universe, or perhaps an acknowledgement of God’s unfathomable humor, has put my dad in Alzheimer’s hell. He spends his … Continue reading

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The Face of Alzheimer’s

September 21st is World Alzheimer’s day. I don’t think celebrate is the right word choice. Many if not most of you in your lifetime will be a caregiver for and/or have a close family member suffering from this devastating disease. … Continue reading

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My Blue Key

I walk into my father’s room and his eyes usually light up with recognition. I am not sure he knows it’s me, exactly, but he knows it is someone who loves and cares about him. “Hi, Dad, It’s Cheri” is … Continue reading

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