My Demented Mom

5 million Americans suffer from Dementia. My mom is one of them. A site for young adult caregivers struggling and coping with "the long goodbye."

Let’s face it…………….. when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias like Frontotemporal dementia (Pick’s disease), we are David and it is Goliath. So, don’t worry, you’re not alone if you feel absolutely helpless — or hopeless……………………. we all do, even my friend Suzette Armijo, who is her grandmother’s primary caregiver, has her moments………. but you would […]

I want to help people like me. People who are doggy paddling their way through this horrible mess. I suppose I feel like my dad and I have had to figure things out the really, really hard way……. so why not pass along the lessons we’ve learned. TIP#4,592,569: When you’re with your parent, live in […]

Couple of Phoenix-area happenings that I wanted to share… maybe you can help us spread the word. Retweet! Forward! Post on Facebook! Help a sister out! EVENT 1 (12-3 p.m.) My friends at the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute are hosting a 3 hour program for friends and family of loved ones with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD, sometimes […]

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