Dementia, Election Anxiety, and Being Aware of Your Vibe

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”― Robert Frost I keep reminding myself of this as the United States is on edge with tomorrow’s election. (Maybe you’ve heard there’s an election tomorrow?) I feel like our nation has been divisively split into two camps. No matter who wins […]

Dementia, Masks, and a New Not-Normal in Nursing Homes

I wear a mask, and I encourage others to wear masks. None of what I am about to say changes that. But…masks are rough for people with dementia. Sure–it might be hard for someone with dementia to wear a mask correctly. But it’s more than that… Being around people wearing masks can be difficult, confusing, […]