What were you doing when dementia struck?
jeffcobb2 days ago
I know its a gradual process but no one really sees it coming and you are in the middle of "life" when it happens. What kinds of things had ...
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Helpful dementia tip #1: get a dog.
jeffcobb4 days ago
Hi....I just wanted to toss this out there. Before this, I have never had a dog of my own; the dog we had as a family when I was young was m...
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Sometimes I hate mornings...
I am sure caregivers here will give me sixty kinds of grief over this but I can only relate to the world around me as my brain allows. And s...
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Habits of the demented
jeffcobb5 days ago
Hey Kids, this is short and sweet, not heavy. Just the other day I noticed I have developed this new habit that is really weird, and yet ste...
Something I wish I could show everyone
jeffcobb6 days ago
My good friend Randy, fellow traveller on the USS Dementia, sent me a link the other day to an Alzheimers article on the use of VR to help d...
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Poppygail9 days ago
With the often hectic pace of everyday life and the added tension of chronic illness, it's often difficult to see much else than the negativ...
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Sometimes I hate being home alone...
jeffcobb11 days ago
Doesn't happen often but I think there is a Murphy's Law that states all the weird people come to my door when I am the only one to answer i...
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A thank you note to no one in particular
jeffcobb12 days ago
This is a thank you note. Sometimes people have things happen to them that changes their life; it can be something horrible, scarring them f...
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Waiting around to go nuts...
I am beginning to realize that one of the hardest and more constant battles anyone with progressive dementia has to face and overcome is fig...
Memory Walk 2017
Icandothis2017-201812 days ago
So in 4 weeks all I will be participating in the 2017 Memory walk. This is close to my heart as my father is living with vascular dementia. ...
I have a problem
Poppygail15 days ago
And it has to do with balance. Determining and maintaining a balance between rest and activity. You see. I'm finding that following a lot of...
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Where is Rich Hall when you really need him?
jeffcobb16 days ago
You know how it is...you are trying to talk to your neurologist and the situation is one that can only be saved by a comedian. First, the ir...
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What are you doing to prepare for the end?
jeffcobb18 days ago
No I am not speaking of wills and things that center around *that* end. I mean once we (the progressives) progress beyond the MCI stage, tha...
Aamir14714720 days ago
I have had a this headache in the back of my head from 10 july when i was playing football and suddenly while pushing my self forward i felt...
What movies or stories tell your life story?
jeffcobb22 days ago
One of the parts of LBD thats coming up for all of us at one point or
another is the loss of ability to communicate in a meaningful
A simple truth just came to me...
jeffcobb24 days ago
Yes, social diseases can be terminal ....but terminal diseases can be social, too.
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LBD comedy isn't pretty....
jeffcobba month ago
Hey kids. I know much of what I have posted has been kinda grim but remember, these are grim subjects. That said, anyone who knows me knows ...
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Plateaus and LBD....and some theory...
Greetings. This is a sort of a continuation of a conversation another LBD buddy and I have had. It seems like we learn more about our mutual...
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EFD tactics dealing with a computer...
Posting this to maybe explain why my earlier posts looked so bad/hard to read. It is the result of how I am forced to work with a computer t...
Executive Function Disorder: The bane of my existence.
Update: I originally wrote this a little ways back. All of it still applies but I needed to (re)post this so that what I post next will make...
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jacksprat92a month ago
hello, im new here, i am 52 and have a memory clinic app next week, id like to know what to expect? i was refered here by my gp as the test ...
Is it them or is it us?
I wish the world would make more sense
Caveat: The absolutely-bizarre nature of trying to write something of
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Greetings from Las Vegas
Greetings to one and all. My name is Jeff. I feel lucky to have at
last landed someplace where folks might know what I am going on about.
I have a small quandary
Poppygaila month ago
My granddaughter turns 10 today. She has always been her Poppy's girl, we kind of have a bond. I'm the only grandfather she has ever, or eve...
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I have suffering from headache in the back of my head from 1.5 months .... need help
Aamir147147a month ago
I have suffering from headache in the back of my head from 1.5 months .... the pain is mild to moderate and thus sometimes becomes severe fo...
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Shortly after my father began his journey with dementia, he was visiting my home and I mentioned I was having difficulty removing the residu...
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Icandothis2017-20182 months ago
Is anybody in this group taking part in #MemoryWalk17? I am doing mine in 76 days.
Poppygail2 months ago
If you recall my earlier post of nearly two months ago, I stated I was nearly done with the project I was then involved with. Aw, the folly ...
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Patience is the key......
Jillco662 months ago
So my last post I was spinning out of control. I had just moved my mom to a memory care facility. It's been almost 7 weeks since the move. T...
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You can't understand until you take the walk
**Warning! This is long!
As many of you know my brother, my only sibling, passed in April. As my mom and dad had already passed, this left me...
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