Category: Jim’s Notes

Weathering the Storms

This past weekend, Winter storms kept me from visiting Vicki; it’s been too long since my last visit. In a separate blog I’ve started, last month I wrote about something we experienced during my last visit that shows how quickly and unexpectedly things can change. Here, slightly adapted, is what I wrote: I thought I’d …

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Free eBook: Living with FTD

Our dear friend Susan Grant, also a person with FTD, has written an eBook with information about living with FTD and practical steps that persons who suspect they might have dementia, or have been diagnosed with the disease, should take to help manage their quality of life. The eBook is free and available on Susan’s …

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Howard Glick’s Blog and Online Support Group

Vicki and I have recently been reading a blog by Howard Glick, a New Yorker who was diagnosed with FTD in 2010 and started blogging about his life with FTD in the summer of 2011. Like Vicki – and many others – after several years and incorrect diagnoses, Howard was diagnosed with Frontotemporal Degeneration in …

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Everyday Heroes Among Us

There are amazing heroes among us. Perhaps you know one or more of them. You may be one yourself. But I’ll bet most people aren’t aware of these heroes – and wouldn’t know about them unless they were involved. I’m talking about Caregivers – men and women who spend their days and nights caring for …

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Seasons and Life

As Vicki Wells Bedard’s partner with Vicki’s Voice, I usually keep my posts in another section of the site (“Jim’s Blog”), and more often than not those occasional posts are about blogging software and techniques. This week, though, as cooling weather in the Midwest signals the upcoming change in seasons, I’ve been thinking about seasons …

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