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This is the story of our journey: an honest account of our lives after Maureen's diagnosis of dementia following stroke in February 2014.
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Monthly Archives: July 2015
No this is not a plug for Harrison Ford – it is an attempt to consider risk in our household. I have just found my wife trying to turn a hot plate off on the cooker. Her efforts have resulted … Continue reading
It may sound obvious but when your memory is poor familiarity is vital. We have our regular carer back now and the difference is immense. She is like a daughter to us and we have had a lovely morning together. … Continue reading
I am realising the debt I owe to K from Dementia Engagement this morning. She taught me that the Emotional Memory remains intact even when dementia is at full throttle. I will be eternally grateful for her exposition on the … Continue reading
I have just had the most amazing half an hour discussing the events of last night. My wife has a vivid recall of what she thought was happening after our stroll under the light of a full moon. Her recollection … Continue reading
I have to admit I am completely bemused with what has been going on in the last hour. Suddenly my wife has no idea who I am. She is talking to me in the third person and asking me if … Continue reading
Seven years ago we were on a Baltic Cruise as a special birthday celebration for my wife. We have been reminiscing a little this afternoon. I am going to get the DVD of our holiday out shortly as a variation … Continue reading