Monthly Archives: October 2014

Alzheimer’s and Dad

This week I met with the new companion that will be visiting dad while I am on my winter vacation. She is a retired nurse and is just looking for part-time work to fill in some of her free time.  … Continue reading

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Geriatric Care Manager Lifts a Weight off my Back

Thursday I met with the Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) that I had met with in July 2012. See “Meeting the Geriatric Case Manager” for a description of when I met with the Geriatric Care Manager the first time.  At that time she … Continue reading

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Today

Today I visited dad as usual for a Sunday morning.  Dad was not in the lounge where he usually is.  Instead I went to his room and I found him almost asleep in his chair.  He asked what was new … Continue reading

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