Dementia and independence

Claire De Boer on her blog How Are You Using Your Words?  wrote when talking about a friend with mental illness from alcohol and drug abuse: “… I’ve felt like I’m scooping a baby bird with a damaged wing into my arms. She feels so broken. So fragile. I would like to be able to rescue…

My disappearing world

Days alone with dementia Laughter and love Tragedy and sadness Memory loss Playing cards alone Grief, tears, shock Humiliation and stigma Dancing Daring Keeping secrets Engagement and inspiration Hysterical and life changing Moments lost in time