September 1, 2018 - I wrote this three years ago, seems like yesterday. My blood sugar and A1C are significantly better than they were back then. My blood pressure (without medicine) is now under control. Not sure about recent cholesterol since I stopped taking medicine for that. I have an appointment with Dr.Valdes to go… Continue reading 09.01.18 Brain Healthy Foods, Reposted from 09.01.15
Once you start to understand how things work in Alzheimer's World - you get calm and comfortable. Once you get calm and comfortable you give off a better "vibe" to someone that has Alzheimer's. Over time as you learn how to understand, cope and communicate with a person living with dementia you will find that… Continue reading 08.25.18 Rewiring My Brain and Stepping into Alzheimer’s World, by Bob DeMarco
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - We tend to think of stress as an immediate problem: The boss hovering over our desks; the mad dash to the subway at the end of a long day. And in the short-term, stress makes us feel irritable, anxious, tense, distracted and forgetful. But that’s only part of the story.… Continue reading 08.08.18 How stress affects the brain
August 14, 2018 - Since I originally wrote this in 2015 I've found two very interesting dementia patients who still communicate pretty well. One, Rick Phelps, started a Facebook group called Memory People. Here is a link to that group: Memory People on Facebook I've shared some of Rick's writing before and plan to share soon… Continue reading 08.10.18 Alzheimer’s and Dementia from the patient’s perspective reblogged from January 2015
It's been a slow week at our house construction site so we've taken care of ordering things and Roy's worked on the storage shed. The well man came to move the tank from the blocks it was on to its permanent slab home! Roy planted the two bay leaf plants we took with us from… Continue reading 01.16.2015 Very little construction update! Roy’s birthday and other updates…
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