We went to visit my Mom on Sunday. She lives in a family group home about 35- 45 minutes away depending on who is driving. She is always happy to see us when we walk in the door. Does not know our names but knows we are “her people “. Hugs and laughter abound. We had decided to take her out on a field trip. Checked with the owner and she said Mom had just gone to the bathroom. Good. Mondy (my husband ) was driving and Grace and I were in the back seat. Mom just started laughing and talking about whatever she saw and waving at everyone as we drove. She started to get a little too handsy with Mondy – her/my husband
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By Larry L. Hamilton KAREN STOBBE asked me to write about my experience with Alzheimer’s Disease with the idea that I might be able to help newcomers to the disease “get prepared” for what comes next. People who have known me for a long time know that I love to talk, and probably some of them tried to warn Karen….. Too late kid. I’ve got the hammer and I’m putting it down! I did promise Karen and my wonderful wife, Miriam Freeman, I would not use profanities – no matter how appropriate they are for describing my new pal ALZ. Here goes. I was diagnosed with having somehow foolishly acquired the disease in January 2016. I had read a lot about it. I met it