Tag Archives: Reminiscing

Dementia: A Beauty From Iceland

When I was looking for some new clothes for Maureen last week I stumbled on this little beauty in Iceland -The Food Warehouse.  It is amazing value for £29.99 and an excellent reminder of the good old days. I used it … Continue reading

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Dementia: Together Again

This is one of our favourites from Emmylou: We had a lovely day yesterday.  Maureen was so pleased to see her GP after three weeks with ‘Witch Doctors and magic spells’ on the Konar Suite. She amazed me in the … Continue reading

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Dementia: Sprouts and Parsnips Pay Dividends

  With the approval of staff on the Konar Suite, I decided to take ‘Sunday Lunch’ in for Maureen yesterday.  The look on her face when she saw sprouts and roast parsnips on her plate was a delight.  She thoroughly … Continue reading

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Dementia: A Ten From Len and Me!

I have decided to stay in Coventry a while longer.  I want to see if I can bring about some changes in my mum’s Care Home and my brother’s Nursing Home. I will pop in to see my mum again … Continue reading

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Dementia: ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’

There is no doubt who is the musician of the week. We have called up Andre on YouTube on most evenings . Maureen waves at the screen and applauds every number. ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ is my approach to our … Continue reading

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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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