Posted on: November 19, 2015 | 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.
Lucy the kitten was a Godsend. She was adorable and playful and great company for Mom. But even the joy of a kitten couldn’t stop the degradation of Mom’s brain. Eventually, the calls began again and Mom moved back into a state of distress. The difference was this time the calls were also coming from the assisted living facility staff as well as Mom.