life & death, personal & miscellany

And then I don’t feel so bad

Is there a song, a movie, a painting, a book, or some other piece of art that you can say with total confidence that you will never, ever tire of? Whose every note, word, or brushstroke is familiar, and that makes you feel ... something? In many of my dementia education programs, I encourage the… Continue reading And then I don’t feel so bad

dementia & brain health

Knowing what I know

At a recent party, I was asked by someone who had just learned that I am a dementia educator: "Knowing what you know about Alzheimer's disease, what do you do differently in your own life?" In all the years I've worked in this field, I don't think anyone had ever asked me that question before,… Continue reading Knowing what I know