Periodically I will add posts here if the sources provide additioanl informaiton on how to think about and deal with Dementia/ Alzheimer's Disease.


SCROLL DOWN FOR TEXT and BIBLIOGRAPHY from DAI WEBINAR 2/22-23/2017. You can also find this information on my website:

Even though this blog is now dormant (see info below) there are many useful, insightful posts. Scroll back from the end or forward from the beginning. My guess is that you could spend a lot of time here and maybe learn or experience a thing or two about living with and loving someone with Dementia/Alzheimer's or maybe come away with the feeling that "you are not alone" in YOUR work with the same!

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Happy New Year 2016. With a new year comes new beginnings and sometimes endings. If I am personally progressing and if I am doing a good job in my grieving Gregory's death; if I have been able to learn my lessons in living and loving someone diagnosed with Dementia/ Alzheimer's; if I am to get on with my life ... I need to bring this Alzheimer's blog to an end since my writing has been dealing less with Dementia/ Alzheimer's and more with life after Dementia/ Alzheimer's.

Of course, I will always continue to work for and support fair treatment on behalf of people with Dementia/ Alzheimer's and may post here from time to time. Also, there are many wonderful posts here through which you may browse.

With this change, I will continue and reinvigorate my "michael a. horvich writes" blog which deals with grieving Gregory's death, life lessons, personal experiences, observations, memoirs, dreams, and humor in essay and poetry, as well as an attempt now and then at sharing a piece of fiction.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Dinner Time at Lieberman 4/11/14

I told Gregory that I cancelled my dentist appointment because I wasn't feeling well.
"What wedding?" asked J, who sits across the table.
"No, I just told Gregory that I cancelled my dentist appointment."
"Oh, you still have those."

"Shut up, FUCK you!" A shouted for no apparent reason.

"Help me, help me!" A woman loudly shouted through the entire meal.

"I want to go to the bathroom, " spoken in a loud voice.

"Stop yelling," aimed at no one in particular and everyone in general.

"You didn't eat your vegetable, B." I said.
"I'm watching it." replied B.
"What are you watching it for?" I asked.
"I am waiting for it to move." replied B, "One move and it could jeopardize us all!"

"Be quiet," a woman aimed at no one in particular and everyone in general.

"I'm stuck here. How do I get out?" inquired another woman.

"Who do I pay for the meal? I am confused." asked someone nearby.

"I have to pee!" urgently stated.

Still no background music for this Fellini movie!

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