Keep Showing Up

I had the best Facetime call with my mom yesterday afternoon. It was an absolute gift. But, it didn’t start out that way. My dad is supposed to have in-home coverage on the weekends, but that has been a real crapshoot, especially recently. You can read my blog post The Problem with Home Health Care … Continue reading Keep Showing Up

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Alzheimer’s Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Breathless. Sweaty. My feet hitting the pavement as the miles tick by. One mile, two miles, three, and then four. I keep going. My hips hurt. My legs hurt. My everything hurts. I resist the urge to look down at my watch. “How many miles do I have left? How fast am I going? I … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

“Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer’s”

From the AlzAuthors Blog: Meet Lauren Dykovitz, author of "Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer's" By: Lauren Dykovitz When I was just 25 years old, my whole world was turned upside down. My mom, who was 62 at the time, was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease. I remember … Continue reading “Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer’s”