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Chapter 2 – Jamie’s Journey

Posted on: July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Note: In 2007, Jamie Wilson Headley (founder and CEO of Dementia Services Group) began the complicated process of helping her once-independent mother adjust to life with dementia.
These are the challenges that one woman faced, but although Jamie's Journey is deeply personal, it is also universal. We hope that her trials and triumphs will shed light on the emotional and logistical issues that come with caring someone with dementia.
Feb 2008 The phone rings - “Hi Jamie, this is Pat, your Mom’s neighbor. Your Mom fell and she was taken to the ER...” The call you hate to get, especially when you live out of state.  

Chapter 1 – Jamie’s Journey

Posted on: July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jamie's Mom Cookie at age 67, pre-Alzheimers

Jamie's Mom Cookie at age 67, pre-Alzheimers

Note: In 2007, Jamie Wilson Headley (founder and CEO of Dementia Services Group) began the complicated process of helping her once-independent mother adjust to life with dementia.
These are the challenges that one woman faced, but although Jamie's Journey is deeply personal, it is also universal. We hope that her trials and triumphs will shed light on the emotional and logistical issues that come with caring someone with dementia.

Preface

Let me begin first with I AM NOT A WRITER. If you read this blog you will figure that out on your own, but I just want to state that up front. I am not banking on a Pulitzer. This is my account of our journey with Alzheimer’s Disease.  



Jamie's Journey

In 2007, Jamie Wilson (founder and CEO of Dementia Services Group) began the complicated process of helping her once-independent mother adjust to life with dementia.

Jamie's Journey is deeply personal, but also universal. We hope that her trials and triumphs will shed light on the emotional and logistical issues that come with caring for someone with dementia.

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