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December 20, 2013

Alzheimer’s and Pretzels

December 20, 2013 · · Alzheimer's Disease · 0 Comments

The Holidays offer an opportunity for memories in dementia. The scent of pine, baking goodies, a fire burning or songs being sung can stir deep and fond memories. My grandmother Nati escaped from Hungary in 1956 after The Revolution. She left with her husband and two young daughters and made her way to America where.

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Traveling with Alzheimer’s disease

October 18, 2013 · · Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Vacation, Dementia, Quality of life, Travel · 0 Comments

Traveling with Alzheimer’s disease On our Assisted Vacation Blog, I previously wrote about the difficult, hilarious and completely worthwhile effort of traveling with my grandmother Nati to her husband’s funeral while she had Alzheimer’s disease.  We frequently hear from clients who want to take an Assisted Vacation with a loved-one who has dementia and it can.

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Our First Assisted Vacation- Nati

September 27, 2013 · · Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Elder Care, Travel · 0 Comments

Our first Assisted Vacation- On the way to West Virginia, Nati started to ask “are we there yet?” thirty minutes into the drive and repeated herself every few minutes. This monotonous line of inquiry lasted for the remaining seven and a half hours. Between the are-we-there-yets, she read every single billboard and exit sign aloud..

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