Tag Archives: Reminiscing

Dementia: Immortality

Last week Maureen brought me the Order of Service for the funeral of her daughter who died 5 years ago today at the age of 54.  I’m not sure she knew what it was she just gave it to me saying … Continue reading

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Dementia: Don’t Grieve Conceive!

Posted at 2.00 am:   I have just phoned the Konar Suite to speak to a Nurse to check whether my support to Maureen has been appropriate.  She was in floods of tears a short while ago because ‘they had … Continue reading

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Dementia: Steal Away

I have decided to resume posting at the weekend.  On Saturday’s I will post music that has had great resonance for us both during the week.  Sunday’s will be Buddhist teaching from YouTube that has helped me to clarify my thinking … Continue reading

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Dementia: The Right To Say No

We had a beautiful day yesterday.  The sun shone for most of the day as we enjoyed the kind folk of Cleethorpes at their best.  Some of them we had never met before, others  often support us on this journey: A … Continue reading

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Dementia: Seeing The Light

I went to bed shortly before 9 pm last night, leaving Maureen fast asleep on the sofa in our lounge.   As always, I left the landing light on hoping that it would lead Maureen to the marital bedroom later … Continue reading

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Dementia: Heads Up Pays Off

My ad-hoc induction of a new carer paid off yesterday, as on my return from the Leisure Centre Maureen was keen to introduce me to ‘the new lady’.  The new kid on the block had thanked me earlier for giving her … Continue reading

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Dementia: ‘Where’s My Mum?’

One of my favourite ways to start the day is listening to the dawn chorus.  As I lay relaxing to the early morning calls this morning another sound caught my ear: ‘where’s my mum?’  This was nothing unusual and is … Continue reading

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Dementia: Reminiscing From Dawn Until Dusk

Reminiscing was a constant feature of yesterday.  I started as soon as I woke remembering the events of 45 years ago when my first child was born.  I had taken my wife into the nearby Maternity Unit on the previous day with high … Continue reading

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