Frightened, Bewildered, Apprehensive, Anxious, Angry. Don't get angry at the actions of someone that is deeply forgetful. Instead start asking yourself why are they reacting the way they are? How are they feeling (them, not you)? Bob DeMarco . Alzheimer's Reading Room
I was completely unprepared for my caregiving journey and set out on choppy waters because I was determined to care for my parents. Caregiving is a complex combination of challenging, frightening, rewarding and surprising. I gained valuable insight along the way and discovered many things they don't tell you about the experience. Here are 5 things about caregiving I wish I had known before I began my caregiving journey... Read More
67 Not Out: A Mystical Approach To Problem Solving "No matter what your problem may be, the instant that you perceive its presence sit down quietly and thank God that it has already been solved. Do this just as sincerely and gratefully as you possibly can. Do it even if you are shocked or frightened or bewildered and discouraged by the onset of the problem."
She was admitted to Grady hospital under mysterious circumstances, an apparent suicide attempt. Her daughter, Tisha, frightened and bewildered, was brought in to confirm her mother's identity. "That's the lady," said the girl. Down the corridor Tisha could see him, the man all three - mother, daughter, and son - called the Old Man.