Alzheimer’s Acceptance: Blog 5 – Final Conclusion

Hello and Welcome to the final blog in The Alzheimer's Acceptance series! This blog is going to be a conclusion to the series and is going to wrap up some of the key points that we have talked about. I originally planned to make this series longer than what it is going to be by …

Alzheimer’s Acceptance: Blog 4 – Personal Experience

Hello and welcome to the Alzheimer's Acceptance Series! This is the penultimate blog in this series, Personal Experience. If any of you read the story that came attached to the blog last week you will already know of what happened when my grandmother forgot me for the first time. It was one of the hardest …

Alzheimer’s Acceptance: Blog 3 – Alzheimer’s Story

Hello and Welcome to Sweeny's Blogs! This is the third blog in my Alzheimer's Acceptance Series, My Alzheimer's Story. Today's blog is going to be based around a story that I have written about the first time my grandmother forgot who I was. The story is quite a sad story but provides a real insight …

Alzheimer’s Acceptance: Blog 2 – The Term Accept/Acceptance

Hello, Welcome to the Second Blog in my Alzheimer's Acceptance series! This blog is going to talk about the terms accept and acceptance. I am going to talk about what these phrases mean, how they relate to Alzheimer's and how even though they are both only one word each, how they have hundreds of meanings. …

Alzheimer’s Acceptance – Blog 1 -Introduction

Hello all, This is going to be the first blog in my new Alzheimer's Acceptance series. This blog is going to act as an introduction into the series of blogs that will be released in the upcoming weeks regarding this topic. Acceptance. A single word with hundreds of meanings and hundreds of obstacles. To accept …

Alzheimer’s: The Bookcase Analogy

The Bookcase Analogy is a theory I first found on YouTube in a video by The Alzheimer's Society, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkvyGrOEIfA . The theory is one of the many theories used to describe how Alzheimer's affects a persons mind. I have explained this theory briefly on my website, Don't Forget Me, so if any of you have …

A Grandmother, Mother and to all a Friend

This is a poem I made for my Grandmother when i found out she had Alzheimer's. The poem is very personal to me and can also be found on my Alzheimer's website, Don't Forget Me (www.dontforgetme.org.uk). The poem acts a nostalgia train for me going through my memories of me and my grandmother. Note: Cap …