After a progression of fine tuning my mantra, this is what I came up with:
"I am responding to Gregory's needs in a supportive way with love and respect."
I have been using it and guess what? It seems to be working.
PLEASE NOTE: Even though this blog is now dormant there are many useful, insightful posts. Scroll back from the end or forward from the beginning. Also, check out my writer's blog. Periodically I will add posts here if they provide additional information about living well with Dementia / Alzheimer's Disease.