Posts Tagged ‘art’

Mentoring Children Helps Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s and Mentoring Children

Alzheimer’s and Mentoring Children By Marlene Wallace, RN The exact cause of Alzheimer’s is still not totally understood but medical researchers know it involves the brain’s memory, language and thought processes. Currently, there is no cure or medication that proves to be beneficial with Alzheimer’s disease. However, medical experts do believe that taking part in […]

Learning to accept Alzheimer's disease

Accept the Cycle of Alzheimer’s Disease by Overcoming Its Restraints

Eighteen young men form a circle and pray in the basement of a fraternity house in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Simultaneously my father stands before an altar in his home praying for those who have passed and those who continue to live on. Flash back 23 years prior, San Francisco. An artist attempts to draw his […]

Intimate stories about dementia

Casual Fridays: Showing Simple Delights of Alzheimer’s – “The Task Master”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]