Care Giver Experience.....
A RAY OF HOPE FOR SENILE DEMENTIA ALZHEIMER'S TYPE

In September 2000, I was quite surprised when my sister-in-law phoned me to state that her mother , my mother, my mother-in-law Mrs. Sneh Verma, 79 years old, is calling her for the last 10 days by the name of her cousin and advising that the cousin is trying to alienate her daughter of her property. Initially, she ignored it but when it became persistent, she could not take it anymore and p...

PERSONAL EXPERIENCE OF A SON FONDLY CARING FOR HIS

1.    Frequently gets lost I the house.
2.    Use to tell that she is using the toilet of the Neighbor.
3.    Unable to tell the date, time etc.
4.    Unable to identify/recognize me but recognized all others
5.    Use to call me as my father, brother etc.
6.    Use to te...

MY FATHER

When I was a young boy, my father used to tell me about his childhood and the days of his youth and his experience during the partition. He was working in Karachi when partition was announced and he opted for being posted to India. He would tell me about his father's death at a very early age, and how he started working very early in life to help support his education. Daddy , as we all called ...

LOST ACROSS THE WAY

Human life the best among all creatures on the earth it self is a great blessing for various reasons. Saints and mystics have addressed the human body as the temple of living God and others have called a microscopic epitome of God.

While the journey of life progresses the human mind start catching the junk of worldly approaches and keep looking for materialistic comforts and plea...

TIFFIN BOX

My father had a long journey of life full of mixed feelings of joy and pains. He had to travel through the narrow lanes of life at the fag end of his life with a sever attack of Dementia of Alzheimer type. I had a very close association with him in his last days and he had repeatedly shared with me almost every moment of his life.

He has passed away and left behind innumerable sw...

THANKS TO HOPE EK ASHA!!!

Hope- Ek ASHA, I heard about this organization a couple of years back from my doctor daughter. She told me about the good work this organization is doing and I felt great admiration for these people who I thought are doing the work God has sent us humans on this earth to do. Not long afterwards, I got a chance to really experience the good deed this organization is doing.

My sist...

A RAY OF HOPE FOR ALZHEMER'S DISEASE

What mace me write this letter are some recent incidents that look place in my life. The movie "Black". The teacher in the movie who coaches the deaf and dumb could not get help for himself when he gets Alzheimer's disease. Then, recently somebody told me that the caregivers of late American President, Mr. Ronald Regan who died after a ling struggle (around 10 years) from Alzheimer' d...

DEATH IS NOTHING

Death is nothing at all. I have only slipped away into the next room, Why should I be out of mind. I am out of sight.

I am near you all the time making you smile, guiding you at every step, providing you all the help looking after your heath. Then why be scared of my death.

An apology is a super glue of life. It can repair just about any thing.

We sh...

BURDEN OF LOVE

It was way back in year – 2000 that we had personally not even heard of this disease, in spite of the fact that my mother-in-law was suffering from it. Leave aside know its treatment and how to go about it and all that it entailed.

I read in an article written by Dr. Sushma Chawla about her mother in" The Times of India" where in she had stated her experience. This soun...

PROBLEM AND THEIR LIMITATIONS IN LIFE

Problems are an integral part of life. They are inescapable and unending and these occur one after another. Life is designed in such a way that one will inevitably face problems and learn lessons from these. This is the case with one and all. The problems and suffering in one's life are like an exam in the school of life meant to teach us certain lessons and to indicate where we stand at variou...

LIFE AFTER ALZHEIMER'S

A Ray of Hope by
Rajalakshmi Verma,
C 44, 1st Floor, C Block,
7th Street, Chinthamani,
Annanagar East, Chennai, INDIA
Ph : 91-044-26261423,
Mobile No. : +91- 9840719070
E-mail: rajalakshmi.verma@rediffmail.com

My mother had been a very active and talkative person, who a...

A MOTHER

A Mother's love is something that no on can explain, It is made of deep devotion and of sacrifice and pain, It is endless and unselfish and enduring come what may For nothing can destroy it or take that love away . . . It is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, And it never fails or falters even though the heart is breaking . . . It believes beyond believing when the world aroun...

TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS

Caring a person of Alzheimer's disease (AD) at home is a different task and can become overwhelming at times. Each day brings new Challenges as the caregivers copes with changing levels of ability and new patterns of behavior. Depression and illness, especially if they do not receive adequate support from family, and the community.

One of the biggest struggles caregivers face is ...

DEALING WITH THE DIAGNOSIS

Finding out that a loved one has Alzheimer's disease can be stressful, frightening, and overwhelming. As you begin to take stock of the situation, here are some tips that may help.

1. Ask the doctor any questions you have about AD. Find out what treatments might work best to alleviate symptoms or address behavior problems.

2. Contact organizations support Groups su...