Mother’s Day is day to make, cherish memories

Mother’s Day is the one day a year where we show our mom a little extra attention and love. We pamper and shower her in hugs, kisses and gifts, creating everlasting memories together. But with a mom with Alzheimer’s disease, the holiday is different. My mom doesn’t remember the flowers and all the sticky crafts I gave her. She doesn’t remember the smell of breakfast … Continue reading Mother’s Day is day to make, cherish memories

How my grandmother lost her language, and so did I

By Lyssa Goldberg, Guest writer What a happy couple. They’re sitting on a boat, captured in a moment of nautical bliss — posed, smiling, and unrecognizable. Jaime with his sailor’s hat, clean-shaven aside from a thick mustache, and Gela by his side, with a pair of maracas in her hand as she leans against him. In Jaime’s left hand is a pair of sunglasses flung … Continue reading How my grandmother lost her language, and so did I