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8 January 2020

When I sleep, I can forget


I do not know where I am going

I do know where I have been

I no longer know who I am

but,

I know who I have become

and,

I know that when I sleep,

I can forget.
~djs

17 October 2019

Growing epidemic of memory loss': Dementia hotel offers caregivers respite

Growing epidemic of memory loss': Dementia hotel offers caregivers respite

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/growing-epidemic-of-memory-loss-dementia-hotel-offers-caregivers-respite-1.4627004

"A new Toronto-area hotel designed for people living with memory loss is offering a safe space for dementia patients and a short break for their loved ones."

What Helps Calm Agitated Dementia Patients?

What Helps Calm Agitated Dementia Patients?


"Dealing with the agitation, anxiety and aggression that often come with dementia is one of the most challenging aspects of caring for someone with this brain disorder. But new research suggests that massage and other non-drug treatments may be more effective than medications.

Even just taking people with dementia outdoors can help, said study author Dr. Jennifer Watt, a geriatrician and clinical scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael's Hospital-Unity Health in Toronto."

2 October 2019

On Sin...

“Let us never assume that if we live good lives we will be without sin...”.  ~Saint Augustine

‘Eventually I knew she was no longer safe alone’: how do we care for family with dementia?

‘Eventually I knew she was no longer safe alone’: how do we care for family with dementia?

The Guardian’s health editor examines how we look after loved ones living with dementia.

19 September 2019

Non Lucrative Visa for Spain

I would like for my next visit to Spain to be longer than my last and will explore this option to stay to enjoy Spain longer.

How to apply for a Non Lucrative Visa (link):  https://www.wanderingearl.com/non-lucrative-visa-spain-apply-one-week/