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A Day Holding on to Mom

A Day Holding on to Mom

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Holding On To Mom, Mary's Musings | 2 comments

A Day Holding on to Mom There was a time, long ago, when I didn’t want to spend time with my mom; I was a foolish teenager then! Yesterday, I got to spend an entire day with her while my dad was at a retreat for the caregivers of dementia partners. Oh, if only we all had a looking glass that would tell us what our futures hold for us! As little...

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“Holding On To Mom” – Prologue

“Holding On To Mom” – Prologue

Posted by on Mar 15, 2015 in Holding On To Mom, Writer On The Run |

Welcome Back On March 11, I introduced the story Holding On To Mom Here now, it begins. Please feel free to comment as we take this journey with Olivia through the world of Dementia. (Please note, again, this is a work of fiction threaded with the realities of the world of Dementia) Prologue Olivia sat on the couch, her knees pressed into her chest, her...

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Holding On To Mom – A Daughter’s Journey into her Mom’s world…

Holding On To Mom – A Daughter’s Journey into her Mom’s world…

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Holding On To Mom, Writer On The Run | 0 comments

Holding On To Mom By Mary M. Cushnie-Mansour Over the next few months, I will be telling Olivia’s story. Olivia has been faced with the awful reality of losing her mom – not once, but twice. Dementia was slowly eating away at the once vibrant woman, Violet, and there was nothing Olivia could do to stop it. What she could do, though, was not...

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