My Alzheimer's Story http://myalzheimersstory.com Advocating for better care Mon, 02 Dec 2019 14:46:34 -0500 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 64637765 stories of family members being banned and restricted by long-term care facilities make canadian national news http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/11/23/stories-of-family-members-being-banned-and-restricted-by-long-term-care-facilities-make-canadian-national-news/ http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/11/23/stories-of-family-members-being-banned-and-restricted-by-long-term-care-facilities-make-canadian-national-news/#respond Sat, 23 Nov 2019 18:43:06 +0000 http://myalzheimersstory.com/?p=14780 http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/11/23/stories-of-family-members-being-banned-and-restricted-by-long-term-care-facilities-make-canadian-national-news/feed/ 0 14780 7 reasons why physicians continue to prescribe antipsychotic drugs to people who live with dementia when they shouldn’t http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/11/08/7-reasons-why-physicians-continue-to-prescribe-antipsychotic-drugs-to-people-who-live-with-dementia-when-they-shouldnt/ http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/11/08/7-reasons-why-physicians-continue-to-prescribe-antipsychotic-drugs-to-people-who-live-with-dementia-when-they-shouldnt/#respond Fri, 08 Nov 2019 17:39:19 +0000 http://myalzheimersstory.com/?p=14614 http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/11/08/7-reasons-why-physicians-continue-to-prescribe-antipsychotic-drugs-to-people-who-live-with-dementia-when-they-shouldnt/feed/ 0 14614 australian care worker wendy carr proves you can teach an old nurse new tricks http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/11/02/australian-care-worker-wendy-carr-proves-you-can-teach-an-old-nurse-new-tricks/ http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/11/02/australian-care-worker-wendy-carr-proves-you-can-teach-an-old-nurse-new-tricks/#comments Sat, 02 Nov 2019 17:30:53 +0000 http://myalzheimersstory.com/?p=14538 http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/11/02/australian-care-worker-wendy-carr-proves-you-can-teach-an-old-nurse-new-tricks/feed/ 1 14538 no one should have to put up with that racket! http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/10/07/no-one-should-have-to-put-up-with-that-racket/ http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/10/07/no-one-should-have-to-put-up-with-that-racket/#respond Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:48:46 +0000 http://myalzheimersstory.com/?p=14211 http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/10/07/no-one-should-have-to-put-up-with-that-racket/feed/ 0 14211 how do you feel about this sound? http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/28/how-do-you-feel-about-this-sound/ http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/28/how-do-you-feel-about-this-sound/#comments Sat, 28 Sep 2019 20:52:17 +0000 http://myalzheimersstory.com/?p=14101 http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/28/how-do-you-feel-about-this-sound/feed/ 1 14101 5 things that may help when you and/or your care partner feel lost and confused http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/23/5-things-that-may-help-when-you-and-your-care-partner-feel-lost-and-confused/ http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/23/5-things-that-may-help-when-you-and-your-care-partner-feel-lost-and-confused/#respond Mon, 23 Sep 2019 18:26:46 +0000 http://myalzheimersstory.com/?p=14032 http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/23/5-things-that-may-help-when-you-and-your-care-partner-feel-lost-and-confused/feed/ 0 14032 they took away his cutlery and gave him drumsticks – he loved it! http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/20/they-took-away-his-cutlery-and-gave-him-drumsticks-he-loved-it/ http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/20/they-took-away-his-cutlery-and-gave-him-drumsticks-he-loved-it/#respond Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:55:59 +0000 http://myalzheimersstory.com/?p=12523 http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/20/they-took-away-his-cutlery-and-gave-him-drumsticks-he-loved-it/feed/ 0 12523 alone: a heartbreaking poem by 89-year-old lilly who lives with dementia http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/08/alone-a-heartbreaking-poem-written-by-89-year-old-lilly-who-lives-with-dementia/ http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/08/alone-a-heartbreaking-poem-written-by-89-year-old-lilly-who-lives-with-dementia/#respond Sun, 08 Sep 2019 23:05:37 +0000 http://myalzheimersstory.com/?p=13841 http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/09/08/alone-a-heartbreaking-poem-written-by-89-year-old-lilly-who-lives-with-dementia/feed/ 0 13841 an open letter and song request for country great kenny chesney on behalf of people who live with dementia and their family and friends http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/08/28/an-open-letter-and-song-request-for-country-great-kenny-chesney-on-behalf-of-people-who-live-with-dementia-and-their-family-and-friends/ http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/08/28/an-open-letter-and-song-request-for-country-great-kenny-chesney-on-behalf-of-people-who-live-with-dementia-and-their-family-and-friends/#respond Wed, 28 Aug 2019 18:19:08 +0000 http://myalzheimersstory.com/?p=12679 http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/08/28/an-open-letter-and-song-request-for-country-great-kenny-chesney-on-behalf-of-people-who-live-with-dementia-and-their-family-and-friends/feed/ 0 12679 while he still knows who i am is beautiful and heart wrenching, but does it send the right message about love and connection? http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/08/28/while-he-still-knows-who-i-am-is-beautiful-and-heart-wrenching-but-does-it-send-the-right-message-about-love-and-connection/ http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/08/28/while-he-still-knows-who-i-am-is-beautiful-and-heart-wrenching-but-does-it-send-the-right-message-about-love-and-connection/#respond Wed, 28 Aug 2019 17:22:13 +0000 http://myalzheimersstory.com/?p=12676 http://myalzheimersstory.com/2019/08/28/while-he-still-knows-who-i-am-is-beautiful-and-heart-wrenching-but-does-it-send-the-right-message-about-love-and-connection/feed/ 0 12676