Playing 4 My Mom

While Alzheimer's can often be misdiagnosed or ignored as signs of old age, this wasn't the case for my mom, Suzy, she was only 54 years old. I was

Giving Thanks

Ever since I can remember, Thanksgiving was like Sunday dinner but supersized. Football, family and all of my favorite foods rolled into one very special day. I remember sitting

Thanks for the Memories Mr. Campbell

The news of Glenn Campbell’s passing brought back a flood of memories from my childhood. Campy variety shows of the 60’s & 70’s...The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, Donny & Marie,

Walking for My Mom

The Rivet Revolution Team attended the San Francisco Walk to End Alzheimer’s today. Joined by friends and family, this year’s walk was especially bittersweet for me. For the 1st

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Family members and loved ones deal with a lot of stress when a person is diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s. A diagnosis like this can be incredibly overwhelming and

A Change in Plans

Funny how life works. You’re going along at a pretty good clip, watching your grown children raise their families, settling into your twilight years with your husband of so

The Dog Days of Summer

It’s that time of year, back to school is just around the corner. I laugh along with everyone else at the memes on Facebook - the exhausted parents sitting
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