I Have a Beautiful Mother Who Suffers From Dementia

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    My Mom

    My beautiful Mother has dementia.  A year or so ago she was diagnosed as being in the early stages.  My sisters and I noticed that there were some changes in her behavior and attitude so we took her to a doc who specializes in the elderly.  Last week she was...
    geogeo geogeo
    Jan 11, 2009


    I came home and found out mom had been put in hospice care while I was gone. I went to visit her without telling anyone. It felt like I ran into a wall when I was following the nurse down the hall and spotted her slumped over in a chair in a room with other patients. Just resting...
    LacklusterAlyssa LacklusterAlyssa
    22-25, F
    Jun 30, 2013


    "Your whole family has always had such beautiful singing voices - was your mom a good singer?" Surprised at the question I paused in thought. Surprised that this "family friend" tried to ask, but also surprised at how unsure I was of the answer. "I don't really know. It's been...
    LacklusterAlyssa LacklusterAlyssa
    22-25, F
    Jun 29, 2013
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