Dementia: Two Songs For Today

3.30 am

In five hours time the process of admitting Maureen into Ashgrove Care Home will begin . The Home Treatment Team will be here a couple of hours later to support me as we ease Maureen a mile down the road to her new home for the next seven days.

At 3.30 am in the morning I’m not sure if I want to get back to sleep or savour these last few hours at home together by looking at her beautiful face: peacefully at rest once again.

Listening to two of our favourites from Dolly and Willie will help me through what is likely to be a rather challenging time:




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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6 Responses to Dementia: Two Songs For Today

  1. AmazingSusan says:

    thinking of you ❤


  2. Hope everything went well!


  3. Dominique says:

    Thinking of you and hoping that all is going well for you both. xx


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