Reminiscence in Alzheimer’s and other kinds of dementia

In Moving Your Soul we have started a podcast in Spanish, and our third episode is an interview about Reminiscence in dementia. Our special guest is Raül Vilar. Here you can find some links to know more about it: European Reminiscence Network: http://www.europeanreminiscencenetwork.org/ Pam Schweitzer: http://www.pamschweitzer.com/international.html

Alzheimer’s and personal growth

I never imagined that the most important lessons I would learn from my mother, would be imparted without her even realising it, during the stage of her life dominated by Alzheimer’s.  I am sure she would be surprised too if she knew how much she continues to teach me, from her wheelchair, with her mobilityContinue reading “Alzheimer’s and personal growth”

People with dementia provide a voice in the world that should be heard

These days , after our colleague and friend Begoña has left us, we have been remembering all those days that provided us with her wise presence in Moving your Soul . And part of her legacy is this article we publish today, and, for some reason, was not released at the time she wrote it.Continue reading “People with dementia provide a voice in the world that should be heard”

And one day I started to take pictures of her

Why do we continually take photographs, in all types of social situations, but when we are with someone who has Alzheimer’s we forget to get the camera or phone out to immortalize that moment? Could it be that we are determined not to remember our loved one in that phase of their life, but ratherContinue reading “And one day I started to take pictures of her”