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The Foot-Up View Just Got Better: Holidays and Alzheimer’s

This picture was taken by my minister friend in PA. He’s had some physical issues at Christmas, but what better way to handle it than this? * My sister-in-law called me on my birthday, which is near Thanksgiving, and shared … Continue reading

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15 Minutes of Fame on AlzAuthors

https://alzauthors.wordpress.com/2016/06/03/solid-ground/ Thank you Vicki Tapia for sharing my book. Click above to see all authors on this team for the month of June – Brain Awareness Month – and beyond.┬áTryn Rose Seley, Author, “15 Minutes of Fame: Empowering Caregivers of … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Authors Unite

Dear Friends, I’ve been invited to share about my work and book along with a team of authors in June, which is designated as Brain Awareness Month. Every month, and every day, I am glad to share my support and … Continue reading

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Music for Anyone

Music is part of everyone’s lives. When I did regular school tours at the Musical Instrument Museum, I’d ask “Who plays a musical instrument?” Many hands went up; violin, guitar, piano, my dad plays drums!…” And then I’d ask “Who … Continue reading

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Music Music Music

Music is something we all can ‘resonate with.’ When I’ve done Musical Instrument Museum tours, I always ask for a show of hands: “Who plays a musical instrument?” and “Who likes to listen to music?” All hands go up. This … Continue reading

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Christmas from Bed

So Christmas for me in 2014 was spent mostly in bed; I had a bout of salmonella, not fun at all. I didn’t get to put up most decorations (this is a photo of a Christmas past). I didn’t get … Continue reading

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If It’s Not Alzheimer’s, What is it?

As a full time caregiver, I didn’t always know what caused dementia for the people I cared for. I just cared for them. Dementia symptoms of confusion, disorientation, and the inability to function in daily routines of living and working … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Resource: Special Offer

I am grateful for Amelia Schafer and her stellar work at the Alzheimer’s Association: Colorado Chapter. She is a thoughtful and caring teacher, program developer and director, and a mentor and friend. If you are an Alzheimer’s Association Program Director, … Continue reading

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Exercise Now, I Don’t Mind How

I just took me a walk. A walk that included rolling a water bottle back and forth between my hands and arms, giving me a wider stretch and a higher heart rate, admiring the birds, flowers and bunnies, singing my … Continue reading

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Hospice Care: Good or Not So Good?

Truth is, with the elder needs of our culture growing by leaps and bounds, there will always be a need for hospice care, and I’ve seen some of the best care provided by skillful, intelligent, patient, kind men and women. … Continue reading

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