The Good News: You’re Going to Die. The Bad News: Death Has Bad Breath & If You Have Dementia It’s Worse

If you’re reading this blog because you have a parent dying from Frontotemporal dementia, I have bad news: things are going to get worse. That is a fact. No point in sugar coating the truth, right? There is no happy ending, no light at the end of the tunnel (unless you accept death as light),… Read More The Good News: You’re Going to Die. The Bad News: Death Has Bad Breath & If You Have Dementia It’s Worse

The New York Times and Frontotemporal Dementia … A Must Read

An article, which appeared in The New York Times, about a wife and her husband who has Frontotemporal dementia really hit home with me……. I wish this article came out five or six years ago…… For me, reading this, well, I felt some comfort………… like when they talked about shoplifting …………… knowing that it wasn’t my… Read More The New York Times and Frontotemporal Dementia … A Must Read

Gag Reflex

Good news. I discovered something new about myself. Poop makes me gag. I’m OK with cat poop and I’ve never really experienced baby poop—although, I imagine that mothers have some built-in mechanism to prevent them from vomiting all over their off-spring—but my mother’s poop makes me gag. In the last month or so, I’ve dealt… Read More Gag Reflex