I’m Not Hungry, I’ll Just Pick

One thing no one could ever accuse Mom of being is a picky eater. She always joked that if her food didn’t bite her first, she’d eat it. Until lately. I can’t address the pathology for her, exactly, but her dementia has impacted her eating, and apparently, this is not unusual. Her taste buds could […]

You’re Not My Mom

When Things Change Four years ago or so, when I decided to start a blog about Mom, my original title and registered domain were Mom Is Still Mom. But I decided I might want to blog about things other than Mom, hence the current title. Back then, Mom Is Still Mom seemed to be fitting. […]

Dementia At Night

This was me trying to get Mom to take her bedtime pills last night. Sorry that the video is dark. There was only one light on in the room. I don’t think it is entirely accurate to say that Mom sundowns in the true definition of that phenomenon. Or maybe she’s starting to. I don’t […]

Simple Devices for More Independent Living

It wasn’t long ago that I mentioned to Mom’s doctor that Mom’s arthritis makes it difficult for her to fully pull the shower diverter up. Not being able to do this meant one of two things. Either I had to do it for her. Or, if I didn’t, the tub would fill up while she […]

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