Dementia: All Hands On Deck

Good news at last: I’ve just heard that my appointment to see the Orthopaedic Surgeon about my shoulder has been delayed.  It’s good news because it gives me another month to see if the exercise regime that my physiotherapist has given me will ease my difficulties.  As we all know there are no guarantees with surgery and anything could happen.  Obviously if hard work cures my problem that will be a real bonus and the thought of being one handed following the operation is far from attractive.  Any Care Partner needs all hands on deck with dementia the Elephant in the room.

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About Remember Me

I am a retired adult educator. My wife had a stroke in February 2014 and now has mixed dementia. Her recovery from stroke has been exceptional apart from 50% loss of peripheral vision and vascular damage. 'Dharma For Dementia' is my approach to being Maureem's Care Partner: it aims to end the suffering of 'Prescribed Disengagement' (Swaffer) .
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