A key element to making all of this work though is the inclusion of those with dementia, of all different types and stories. It is from them that we will learn the boundary line, the place where helpful turns into demeaning, where good turns into harm, where head separates from heart.
Dementia is a Trickster! It changes what we know to be true about life. It upsets the plan. It causes us to shift the trajectory of our life and as a result, we learn, we grow, and we are challenged. Dementia is a trickster that hides from us in times of introduction or brief meetings,Continue reading “Dementia as Trickster”
A TimeSlips Story shared with permission. EAA EAA many years ago Allie Margaret and her pet monkey Almond attended EAA. She was scheduled to fly on the wings of the plane during the air show. Her plane was navy and gray, her hat purple. We think she was crazy and very braveContinue reading “Sunday’s Story – EAA”
A TimeSlips story shared with permission. A Sunny Day, History of a Man, Man is Not Alone. Zero Henry Amos, is going for a walk through the gardens to church, then to the bank to deposit money. He is coming from a nursing home/home out in the county. It is a beautiful, sunny, brightContinue reading “Sunday’s Story-A Sunny Day, History of a Man, Man is Not Alone”