memory loss Articles
Blog 77: One Year Later | The End
Saturday, July 12th, 2014 by Lizzie Carver
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July 9th marked the one-year anniversary of my moms passing. This past year has been a time of learning how to live without my mom. Her death was the greatest loss I have ever known. As time goes on the permanency of her absence does not make things easier. Just when I think I ha... Read more
The Truth About Sleep
Monday, March 3rd, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Of all the things your body needs for survival, sleep is at the top of the list. It may not seem like sleep could sustain your life, but studies have repeatedly shown that sleep deprivation can lead to permanent mental damage, long-term memory loss, heart attacks, stroke and... Read more
Alzheimer's Disease: Reduce Your Risk
Monday, September 9th, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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Good news may be on the horizon for patients who suffer from Alzheimer's disease. The United States government is stepping up its commitment to researching the cause of this medical condition and investigating a cure. According to many reports, researchers are getting closer ... Read more
Blog 76: A Life Without My Mom
Monday, August 19th, 2013 by Lizzie Carver
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Alzheimers isnt a part of my life anymore. My mom is gone. Alzheimersdementia and its ugliness, and what it did to my mom and my family, is no longer at the forefront of our lives. That diseasetore my family up. My relationship with my sisters has gotten better, though with Renee... Read more
Blog 75: Letter To Mom
Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 by Lizzie Carver
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The following is a letter I wrote for my mom and read it at her funeral service. I started it the night before and finished it before leaving for the funeral. It was so hard for me to write it. I was grieving, I was emotionally drained, and exhausted, but I wanted to do this for ... Read more
Blog 74: My Mom Is An Angel in Heaven
Friday, July 19th, 2013 by Lizzie Carver
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I dont even know where to begin to describe the past three weeks. I started this blog post a couple of times and just dont have the words to express my pain and heartache. I will try again. I am in mourning and grieving the loss of the most wonderful mom I could have ever had. A ... Read more
Blog 73: A Move Is Coming Soon
Thursday, June 27th, 2013 by Lizzie Carver
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I'm getting ready to fly back home this evening to visit my mom. So much is happening in that the time has come that my mom has run out of money and needs to be moved from the group home and placed in a nursing home that has a medicaid bed available. I knew the time was coming. I... Read more
Blog 72: The Perspectives of Alzheimer's
Friday, June 14th, 2013 by Lizzie Carver
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The early stages of Alzheimers, from the person afflicted. In this case, my mom.1. I want to drive my car.2. Don't treat me like a child, I know what I am doing3. They make me do things I don't want to do.4. I can take care of myself. I am fine5. Nobody understands me. Why won't ... Read more
Blog 71: Visiting My Mom
Thursday, June 6th, 2013 by Lizzie Carver
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I just came home yesterday after spending a week visiting my mom in the group home. Upon first seeing her I noticed that she has lost some weight. She basically hasnt changed a whole awful lot since the three months have gone by from when I last saw her. She has lost some muscle ... Read more
Blog 70: She's Sexy and She Knows It
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 by Lizzie Carver
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My mom was all giddy when I spoke to her on the phone the other day. I knew the reason why as soon as her caregiver told me they hired another person, and its a man. That explained her giddiness. Ever since Mom became ill with Alzheimers she has taken a renewed interest in men. I... Read more
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