Remember This!Thoughts, Inspirations, and Life Lessons
“All human communication is guesswork…Being with people with dementia challenges our notion that we all share the same signifiers and signifieds.”
Seivah has been not just a single service provider, but a resource empowering sibling institutions and individuals, both Jewish and otherwise, to create their own models of care for people affected by dementia.
The table has been full! It is a joy to spend an hour out of time, singing, laughing, talking about things that matter.
We’re prone to say “dementia patient” in casual conversation, even when we’re not referring specifically to someone’s medical condition or its treatment.
Her father was still alive, but she wanted to say Kaddish for him anyway.
Ten years ago Lisa Genova self-published her novel Still Alice, because as recently as 2007 no establishment publisher would touch a story about a woman with early-onset dementia. Then Still Alice became a best-seller and a popular film, and actress Julianne Moore won...