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The Christian Scriptures say that, “Laughter is good medicine”. Sadly, it’s often in short supply in homes where a Caregiver and their LO lives. Dr. Natalie in her, Careblazer’s Survival Guide, says that we should strive to find humor wherever we can. Her example is when your LO is being insulting and rude you could … Continue reading We Interrupt This Blog
Don't forget to go online and fill out the interview for your chance to be featured on "I Am Not Alone" Mondays. Click here to add your voice to the conversation."I Am Not Alone" interview form Name: Martha L GarmonCity, State: Paris, TXEmail: email@example.comCaree name and relationship: Stephan, spouseDiagnosis and date of diagnosis: FTD – July 1, 2016 / ALS … Continue reading I Am Not Alone – Martha L Garmon
Thoughts from Dave about a crazy week! Sunday, April 14, was Palm/Passion Sunday, the beginning of Holy week. A very important time for Christians. Harriet’s sleep schedule was messed up again and she was up most of the night. She didn’t make it to Palm Sunday Worship service. I cannot remember the last time she … Continue reading Reflections from Dave & Harriet
One of my favorite television shows, when I was a child, was Sea Hunt. The show featured, Mike Nelson, (Lloyd Bridges,) an ex-Navy Frogman who found, adventure, mystery, and excitement under the ocean waves. The other night, I watched an episode called Imposter, and was surprised by what I saw. Let me tell you about … Continue reading Scuba Diving rule #1
Harriet’s Thoughts: I have been reading this amazing book and it is so helpful in understanding Alzheimer’s Dementia (AD) and Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). The title is “What if it’s not Alzheimer’s? A caregiver’s guide to dementia.” Features the latest information on Frontotemporal Degeneration.” Edited by Gary Radin and Lisa Radin. Gary is Lisa’s son and … Continue reading H & D Thinking Out loud
Have you read, Martha Garmon's book, I Am Not Alone? Each chapter is a different Caregiver answering questions about their experience with care giving. This is an important book because we can learn so much from people who have gone before us. I enjoyed the book so much that I've asked Martha to do something … Continue reading A preview -I Am Not Alone