Difficulty in managing finances was the first sign of cognitive decline with my mother and several of my patients. My mom had piles of bills; she had always been a “stacker” of paperwork to be filed later.
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No, not Go Fish. Go Wish. A card game about end-of-life preferences developed by Coda Alliance, a community-based, not-for-profit organization helping individuals and families prepare for end-of-life issues.
It is said that music soothes the savage beast. It can also enhance the mood of many, join crowds in chorus, make barfuls of people laugh, clap and stomp at a “signature” karaoke performance.
Autumn brings beautiful leaves, contentious elections and……vaccination proddings to avoid influenza.
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep…And Snore, Snort, and Gasp.
It’s a concern I hear often. “She’s not eating…” From daughters, sons, husbands and wives. When someone has Alzheimer’s dementia or another memory disorder, we may become concerned about many things.