Living with Alzheimer’s 19 (a series)

50 First Questions If the 50 First Dates was about a woman who forgot everything at the stroke of midnight, this post is all about my mom’s 50 most-asked questions every 2 to 5 minutes of every waking moment of the day. Sinong hindi maloloka niyan? Are we going somewhere? Are you going somewhere? Are we justContinue reading “Living with Alzheimer’s 19 (a series)”

Living with Alzheimer’s 18 (a series)

Milestone! It has been portrayed several times in movies that patients suffering from dementia tend to have “episodes” of consciousness or lucidity and give us signs of hope that maybe their memories may still return. Like in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when Steve is talking to Peggy and then she suddenly has a boutContinue reading “Living with Alzheimer’s 18 (a series)”

Living with Alzheimer’s 17 (a series)

REPETITION If it were just preparing her food (osterizing her rice because she can’t chew anymore), bathing her, keeping her company while she slept, changing her clothes, assisting her to go to the bathroom or up and down the stairs, or even jogging her memory, I have no qualms about being her caregiver. It’s theContinue reading “Living with Alzheimer’s 17 (a series)”