To Be Grateful, Always

Today, all across this country people are celebrating Thanksgiving. We celebrate with prayer, by watching parades, by preparing foods that carry with them great tradition, and by gathering with loved ones. It is a day that is seen as kicking off the holiday season, and with it comes a range of emotions and experiences. ItContinue reading “To Be Grateful, Always”

The Unexpecte​d Gift

When I was 10 years old, I learned that traditions will change, come to an end, or begin. They would change not because I was getting older or living in different cities, but because of events in life that can change our family. The Christmas of 1999 was the first Christmas after my grandfather’s stroke,Continue reading “The Unexpecte​d Gift”

Thanksgiving With Your Loved Ones

Happy Thanksgiving! As we prepare our tables, our turkeys, and our homes for our Thanksgiving celebrations, might we take a moment to prepare our day for those who have dementia. Holidays, especially the kind with lots of movement, people, and conversations, can be more of a nightmare more than a celebration for those living withContinue reading “Thanksgiving With Your Loved Ones”