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Parent With Alzheimers

Watching My Mother With Alzheimer's Slowly Slip Away

Lisa Hirsch | Posted 06.14.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Hirsch

Many moons ago my mom's world was sunny and bright. It was filled with excitement, love and joy. She had no idea that one day her entire life would vanish, as if it never existed. Truth be told, neither did I, for I had never heard of Alzheimer's.

Does My Mom With Alzheimer's Know It's Mother's Day?

Lisa Hirsch | Posted 05.05.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Hirsch

I'm sure that as a mother I could have handled some things differently, yet I hope that my son knows how very much I love him. As my mom drifts further and further away and our roles have reversed, it is a privilege for me to love, cherish and care for her as she had once did for me.

When Your Mom Forgets Who You Are

Chuck Gomez | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Chuck Gomez

I'll never forget the moment when I realized my mother no longer knew who I was. For every child of a parent with Alzheimer's, that reality is a devastating one. How could she not recognize me?