Gift giving may become a bit difficult once friends or loved-ones begin their journey down the path of dementia. Desires diminish, the ability to focus fades, and attention spans shorten as senses dull. Previous interests change or may even fall away.
As it happens, happiness is that easy. The takeaway here is that smiles might just be the best resolution you can make and keep all year long…and best of all, they’re free!
The knowledge that you are losing bits and pieces of yourself throughout each day could be quite the struggle.
John is a quiet soul, who prefers to stay in the background – usually at a piano and let his music do the talking.
Clair Morey looks at every day as a sunrise – not a sunset.
She feels as if her ability to sew – even to have good eyesight at her age – is a gift from God to share with others.
I would like to suggest a second set of 3R’s for this season of our lives: Remember, Record and Reconnect.
He didn’t suddenly change winter to spring, He simply made something beautiful blossom in the middle of it. He didn’t change Mama’s winter season of life, but He brought Amy to blossom in the middle of it.
Another person in the class said that they had heard it put that, “We are who we are, and as we age, we become more so.”
Staying connected and taking part in activities helps a person with dementia feel less isolated.