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Dad and His Computer – Part 2.

I wrote before in “Dad, Alzheimer’s disease and the Thrift Store”  about how dad forgot he didn’t have his computer and decided he needs it again.  For over 2 weeks, I have been hoping dad would forget about the computer … Continue reading

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Dad, Alzheimer’s disease and the Thrift Store

Today I took dad to the thrift store again at his request.  As usual he commented on what a big store it was when we got there.  We have been there many times but each time it is new to … Continue reading

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Dad, Alzheimer’s and Dementia and Computer Games

Immediately dad taught himself how to use that computer. After his recovery he went to flea markets and garage sales and bought other used computers and parts. Soon he learned how to replace memory cards, reformat hard drives and replace parts. He was on his way to a new retirement hobby that kept him busy for many years to come. The only bad part was that he became a collector of computer parts and programs that soon filled up about 1/3 the garage at home, and his closet in his winter mobile home. Continue reading

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