A Last Decade

Last night while visiting mom, something she used to say all the time echoed in my head. “Hindi pa ako mamamatay. Aabot ako ng 100!” She would often remind me of that “fact” whenever someone we knew died. I thought to myself, mom is 89 now. Next year after she turns 90, that will only…

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The Long Goodbye

One of the best books I have read about dementia and Alzheimer’s is “The Long Goodbye” by Patti Davis. Davis, the Reagan’s youngest daughter is a gifted writer. In the book she chronicles her family’s journey with her father, former President Ronald Reagan. It is such a moving and beautiful read that I have had…