sundowning

A quick note about bedtime

Before mom goes to bed she often makes comments that allude to her not knowing where she is and/or thinking she’s not at home. Like tonight. Tonight she says, “I’ve just got to figure out where my bedroom is. I’ve been in and out of so many bedrooms lately I can’t keep them all straight.” …

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Sundowning Sunday

Lest we believe that eliminating Diet Coke has cured her of her dementia, I bring you tonight’s sundowning moment: “Even though this doesn’t feel like home I guess we’ve been here for a while.” Which was immediately followed by, “I guess we just got here.” Of course we were at home in the house she’s …

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