On The Road With Jim

A Glimmer of Hope

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Dementia robs so many of hope for the future because currently there are no real medical cures that can turn around your loss of cognitive functioning – even in a very small way. You are left to your own devices. … Continued

What is the End Game?

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Caring for a loved one with dementia can be challenging and frustrating. But for me, it’s something I want to do. My goal has always been to keep Jim at home with me as long as possible, and hopefully, he’ll … Continued

“Where Are We Going?”

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If you travel with someone who has been diagnosed with dementia for any length of time, you will occasionally be asked, “Where are we going?” Jim asks me that question anytime we get in the car and ride for more … Continued

Dental Care & Dementia

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Dementia patients can require special dental care to ensure they enjoy a high quality of life. The dental care basics still apply, but protocols followed probably will require some adjustments, depending on the patient’s age and specific dementia complications. One … Continued

Dementia and Taxes

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Dementia can be a very costly disease. Not only do families have to deal with the gradual loss of cognitive abilities in their loved one, they can also be shouldered with a lot of expenses for which they don’t have … Continued

The Holidays & Dementia

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The holidays are a wonderful time of year to celebrate your faith, enjoy special times with family, attend gatherings with friends, and relax during extended days off. But for the person with dementia and their primary caregiver, it can be … Continued

Using Hemp Oil To Treat Dementia

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Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and dementia are becoming increasingly epidemic among our expanding 65-and-over population. It is estimated that more than 5 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s, and the inability of these millions of sufferers to handle routine daily tasks completely … Continued

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