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For My Alzheimer’s Mum, We Made a Supermarket at Home

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See joy shine in Mum, 87, despite Alzheimer's, as her family transforms their home into Mum's supermarket, stocked with grocery favorites. (Video+Article)

These impossibly tough days of home isolation are difficult for all of us. But for someone battling Alzheimers and Vascular Dementia, being restricted to home destroys confidence, weekly routines and what little is left of short-term cognitive function. My mum is 87 years old and lives with us at home, we are her full-time carers. Now we’re her full-time shopping mall too.

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My wife Megan, baby daughter Evie and son Art staffed our own home-made supermarket stocked with her favourite groceries. My eldest son Levi filmed this on his iPhone.

Whatever your challenge at home, whatever your family situation, please remember to let some sunshine through. From our little imperfect family to yours, stay safe and may kindness keep you well.

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Anonymous
July 9, 2023 1:00 pm

Fun for the whole family, totally engaging for Mum, looks like everyone had a healthy break from Alzheimer’s.

HannahA
HannahA
May 4, 2020 7:33 pm

Art on the cash register..”have a good day, madam”..💓

Unknown
Unknown
May 4, 2020 1:28 pm

Very moved by your idea.

Dennis Dulniak
Dennis Dulniak
May 4, 2020 10:27 am

What a wonderful shopping trip for your Mum … especially nice to involve each member of your family!

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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chafe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. Google gets a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia every 7 minutes. That can overwhelm anyone looking for help. This site filters out, focuses on and offers only the best information. it has helped hundreds of thousands of people since it debuted in 2007. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chafe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. Google gets a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia every 7 minutes. That can overwhelm anyone looking for help. This site filters out, focuses on and offers only the best information. It has helped hundreds of thousands of people since it debuted in 2007. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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