Dementia is cruel

Mum is 86 today, and suffering from dementia. It is sad to watch the deterioration of someone you love as she is slowly being overcome by a disease that leaves the body mostly unaffected but takes away all that makes the person who they are. Traces of personality are either taken away or twisted or […]

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Claiming a small victory

It’s about Mum. Mum has Atzheimer’s and is living in a home. I see her when I can. I visited twice this last week. On the second visit she called me Steven: She got my name right. Two years ago, before I started the present job, and before she was in care, I spent some […]

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