Handbag Hell

Handbag Hell

UK reader “Jemima” wrote me this week with a fairly common problem. Once we sorted that, she wrote back with some clever solutions and talked herself through another fairly common problem. We loop you in below.   From Jemima: My mum has recently become...
Do You Think, or Do You Know?

Do You Think, or Do You Know?

Thinking vs. Knowing If you’ve heard me speak, followed me on social media, or worked with me, you know I’m in an auto-replay loop (also known as preaching) when it comes to respect, kindness, and love. I say every person living with dementia deserves to be treated...
Are You (Accidentally) Making Things Worse?

Are You (Accidentally) Making Things Worse?

You Do A Lot Are you making things worse? Even accidentally? Ha! How could you possibly, when you’re running your buns off to make life better? You’re the primary care partner, the chef, the housekeeper, the gardener, the chauffeur. Julie on the Love Boat wishes she...