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...
Perceptions of People Living with Dementia

Perceptions of People Living with Dementia

“I hope someone shoves me off a balcony.” “I’ll drive off a cliff first, before that happens to me.” “There’s no point in going to visit; she doesn’t even know who I am anymore.” “The lights are on but nobody’s home.” Over the years, I’ve heard these comments and...