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Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 8h ago

Free as a Bird

When I took the dog out this morning, a flock of birds swooped in to sit on the limbs of a bare tree. They were chirping and flitting around like it was a spring day instead of a prelude to ...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 21h ago

Heart Song

Ronnie, Leroy, and Jim FisherI was out walking my dog and the wind howled through the trees, making my face sting. The temperature hovered at freezing and the wind chill, well, was downright...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 1W ago

Veterans Day: Invisible Wounds

Veterans Day is November 11, but this year the holiday falls on November 10. At least this year, Americans will think about and honor our Veterans for two days instead of one.The Capps famil...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 3W ago

Chilly Days and Spooky Nights

Fall is in the air, and when I take the dog out first thing in the mornings, I see frost on the ground and ice on the stock tank. Each day, I think I’m dressed warm enough for a winter’s day...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 4W ago

Individual Results May Vary

How often have you seen an advertisement—weight loss, growing hair on a bald head, miracle cure—where the final statement is: Individual results may vary. Yep, that is the catchall phrase to...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 1M ago

A Lucky Mistake

I left early for grandparent’s day at my grandson’s school so I could go by and visit my mom. Delays can happen when driving more than an hour, and I didn’t want to be late for the 2:10 even...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 1M ago

The Ten-Year Leap

I can remember a co-worker who always said getting old was better than the alternative. She did have a solid point.Unfortunately getting older does have its pitfalls. A good day can be defin...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 1M ago

Catching Up

Here it is autumn already. The season is catching up with the dead looking leaves on the trees attacked by the Japanese beetles. Hopefully, we’ll get some nice fall colors out of the remaini...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 2M ago

For Those Who Wait

We didn’t get any decent tomatoes all summer long. Harold left for town this morning and gave me a call. “We have three or four semi-ripe tomatoes.”“Okay, I’ll go out and pick them,” I said....
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 2M ago

Together We Can…

Saturday was my twentieth Alzheimer’s Walk.In 1998 the year of my first walk, four troublesome years had passed from the time I had noticed Jim was having trouble remembering basic informati...