I feel like a rich woman

I feel like a rich woman… Rich in knowledge…  I began a new stage on my journey of training, growth and learning; an adventure of the kind I like; learning, listening, testing and finding out about a way of being with elderly people who are feeling disoriented. This stage is that of Validation, a communicationContinue reading “I feel like a rich woman”

The Role of Status in Alzheimer’s disease Interactions

As we love this article posted by Evan Bass on his blog, we have asked him permission to share it. And we love it because it talks about something very common in the relationship between family members or caregivers and people with Alzheimer’s: the difficult balance between taking a responsible role to someone who loses her capacities,Continue reading “The Role of Status in Alzheimer’s disease Interactions”

People with Alzheimer’s keep their “vital spark” intact until the very end of their lives

People with Alzheimer’s continue to be people right up until their last breath and, like any other human being, retain intact the need to communicate. Even when we believe them to be immersed in their own world, or when they no longer have the facility with words like before. But this does not mean they haveContinue reading “People with Alzheimer’s keep their “vital spark” intact until the very end of their lives”