Tag Archives: dementia

who am I

Behind the façade

Thoughts scatter like pick up sticks

Behind the façade

Voices asking me questions

That I’m answering out loud

Behind the façade

Is where I’m living today

Not completely there

Conversations can’t reach me

Behind the façade

I know you cannot see me

And I don’t know you, do I?

©2020 Annette Rochelle Aben

Hello Audrey

She is not aware

Days and months go crawling by

To her, it’s a blur

But sometimes, she knows her name

But only for the moment

©2020 Annette Rochelle Aben

How Can We Keep People With Dementia Reading As Long As Possible? #ThePassiveVoice #motownwriters

Reblogged from Chris Graham at The Story Reading Ape Blog. CLICK THROUGH to the ORIGINAL POST and WATCH the VIDEO!  (good stuff here)

Source: How Can We Keep People With Dementia Reading As Long As Possible? #ThePassiveVoice #motownwriters

Smorgasbord Health – The Brain – Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Reblogged from Smorgasbord Health and the valuable knowledge of Sally Cronin. CLICK THROUGH to the ORIGINAL POST.

Dementia is actually a collective name for progressive degenerative brain diseases, which affect our memory, thought, behaviour and emotions. It is not a normal result of ageing and it does not see…

Source: Smorgasbord Health – The Brain – Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Picture books for those with dementia…

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape, please CLICK THROUGH to the ORIGINAL POST for the call-to-action from Michelle Eastman.

Following my 12th May reblog of a post ‘Top Ten Reasons Picture Books ROCK’ from Author Michelle Eastman’s blog, I was delighted to see a conversation between Michelle and Author …

Source: Picture books for those with dementia…