My Mom has sever dementia and Alzheimer's Symtoms.
She is living in a Nursing Home just a few minutes from ME.
I see her every day, sometimes twice a day and
sometimes, very rarely, 3 times a day.
I do her laundry, hand feed her meals,
and take her foods and snacks
that at one time she loved, like ice cream, cake,
McDonalds, pizza, PB&J sandwiches, candy bars,
and so on...she rarely takes more then one bite of
these and says she is full. The one thing she enjoys
about the most is a Red Sucker from the Bank.
When I go to the bank and the Gal says
"can I get you any thing else" I say
" yes, one of your Red Suckers".
She probably thinks this is going to a Child
in my car, not to my Mom in a Nursing Home.
Am I not a
No I am not.
I have been with my Mom all my life'
I have always been her "Right Hand Man". I stood by
her side through all her ventures in life. But this
takes The Cake. I am stumped!
I really just want to walk away!
"Right Hand Man"
Jen did not spend the evening
watching Fireworks or listening to the patriotic music in the park
with our Kiddo Madison or our spouses. Her & I choose,
of our own free will, to spend it with Mom.
We took her out to the Court Yard, along
with some other Ladies that live at the Home,
to watch the Fireworks.
thought as soon as the Fireworks started she
would "Get Happy" wrong!
She has always loved
the Fireworks displays. In the years past, her and
Ruth, her neighboor whom is now passed away,
would sit in Lawn Chairs, in the driveway, and watch
the Celebration of our USA. This year she did not even
know it was July 4th nor did she care about the display.
and her response after sitting in the courtyard
for 45 minutes facing the fireworks was
"I didn't see any fireworks"......
I took this picture of her in the dark,
using a flash on my camera. It scared her
and she said to ME, quote,
"""DON'T DO THAT!!!!!!
That camera just cut me into!""""
No that does not make sense, but niether does this
dreadfull disease called
For information on the the
7 Stages of Alzheimer's