Listed are the posts for August 2014.

Lack of Caring

This is when being a caregiver gives one pause. The daily interactions with Mom are remote. She seldom talks. She doesn’t go outside very much. Only seems to exhibit OCD behavior when it comes to the couch covers being straight and the dog toys being put in the basket. We suggest things, buy puzzles, word […]

Taking Laps, Inside

I know it is a classic Alzheimer symptom, but Mom’s pacing seems to be increasing. Last night it seemed she couldn’t get settled. She was up from her chair, into the living room, into her bedroom, back to the chair, up from the chair to the patio door, back to the chair, into the kitchen, […]

Another Day Another Excuse

Well, the local “son” won’t be picking Mom up today. The once a week for 4 or 5 hours respite from us, and interaction with her family is once again put on hold. Last week it was on call. This week it is a sewer back up. So it will be three weeks if we […]