Living with Alzheimer’s 7 (Series Side Trip B)

My other mom.. passed away last January 27, 2019. She was finally diagnosed with cancer of the lungs, but not before being treated for liver cirrhosis, pneumonia, an appetite enhancer and even the common cold. When the result was released three weeks ago, she was declared to be at stage 4, the final and mostContinue reading “Living with Alzheimer’s 7 (Series Side Trip B)”

Living with Alzheimer’s 6 (A Series)

Paranoia, Unrest and Imagination Paranoia: Mama is afraid to sleep alone. Unfortunately, even when somebody IS sleeping in a bed next to her, sometimes she will still look in the other rooms for other people. “Where is everybody?” Unrest: How do you reassure someone who cannot be reassured? No matter how many times I tellContinue reading “Living with Alzheimer’s 6 (A Series)”

Living with Alzheimer’s 3 (A Series)

Security Blanket Mama’s security blanket is her bag. In her bag are a few basic things: – a hair brush – some tissue – her teeth (pustiso) – her keys, and, most importantly, – her wallet.. She cannot move without knowing where her bag is or who is carrying it. She cannot sit comfortable withoutContinue reading “Living with Alzheimer’s 3 (A Series)”