dementia

Sharing Heritage By Keeping Memories Alive and Creating New Ones

Latino Culture

As I’ve mentioned before, my father has dementia. He was diagnosed with it about three years ago, but began to show symptoms close to six years now. His dementia manifests itself in many forms and shows in various things my dad says and does. Forgetting things is not all it’s about, but it does play […]

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The One Time 149 Pounds is Actually a Bad Thing

life

My father recently had his 66th birthday. His father lived to the age of 64. These are the things I think about sometimes when I have a few seconds of silence and my brain takes a break from the every day hustle. 66 It’s not really that old. But, when you factor in incidents that […]

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If it looks like a duck…

life

I guess we’re on a personal phase here at Modern Mami. At least for a bit. It must be part of the whole trying to open up and un-censor myself thing. Let’s roll with it. It’s been almost a year and a half since my father was diagnosed/un-diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s. They haven’t actually given […]

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