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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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AlzAuthors Team Gives Gifts to Caregivers!

AlzAuthors at the Alzheimer’s Association Conference Click on the colored link above to see our great giveaway adventure! The AlzAuthors team is happiest when we can put our books straight into caregivers’ hands. That’s exactly what we did in North Carolina, … Continue reading

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I’m Here for You – Alzheimer’s Author and Musician

Stay in touch about how I can serve you: I do trainings for caregiving staff, for family caregivers at home, or lead engaging musical storytelling experiences for individuals at home, or in care communities. I’m delighted and inspired to create … Continue reading

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AlzAuthors: “15 Minutes of Fame: One Photo Does Wonders”

I’m proud to be an AlzAuthor, a wonderful group of men and women who know what you’re going through, and have written books with heartfelt understanding, life stories, ideas, and inspiration. There are 150+ authors in this group, so some … Continue reading

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I Get It About Caregiving

When one is a full time caregiver in an acute situation… It’s not important if the forks are all in the right drawer slot. Some spoons spill over. It’s not critical to recycle or use everything efficiently. If there’s one … Continue reading

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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 on my birthday, always near Thanksgiving, and shared this thought: she … 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, more than 100 strong now! June is Brain Awareness Month. September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. November is Family Caregiver Month. But every … 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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A Creative Life Puts Alzheimer’s Behind Us

As the new year unfolds, and continually, I am committed to promoting music, storytelling, and art-creating as “the cure” for Alzheimer’s and other dementias. It’s the path I have chosen to walk. This path bears fruit for the ones I … Continue reading

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