Memorable Mondays: Wendy's Dad Spent His Last Several Days of Life Clutching His Memorable Pet (Orig. Posted 2013)
This week's Memorable Monday post once again celebrates our customers' personal stories and experiences with gifting a Memorable Pet to a loved one. Wendy's Dad Spent His Last Several Days of Life Clutching His Memorable Pet (Originally Posted December 7th, 2013) Written by: Bettina Dickson Wendy from Rockville, MD gave a Memorable Pet Golden Retriever to her father. She told us recently “he spent the last several days of his life clutching his doggie”. This breaks my heart and yet also makes me feel glad he had a Memorable Pet to comfort him!
This week's Memorable Monday post once again celebrates our customers' personal stories and experiences with gifting a Memorable Pet to a loved one. Mary from Rancho Palos Verdes Loves Memorable Pets! (Originally Posted Dec. 6th, 2013) Written by: Bettina Dickson Mary from Rancho Palos Verdes, California recently purchased our Memorable Pet black lab! She shipped it to a loved one in Florida. Mary recently wrote to us, "We love your company and we love our Memorable Pet!"
This week's Memorable Monday post remembers Judy from Long Beach, who bought her mother a Memorable Pet calico cat. Judy's mother loves to hold and pet her stuffed cat. These kinds of bonds between Alzheimer's patients and stuffed animals are very strong and tend to form very quickly. Giving a stuffed pet to a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia can be a very simple yet meaningful way of adding purpose to their lives.
Today's Memorable Monday post reaffirms the play and entertainment needed by loved ones with Alzheimer's as they mentally regress into childhood. Just like young children, patients with varying degrees of Alzheimer's enjoy games, puzzles, and playing with and caring for dolls and stuffed toys. People With Alzheimer’s Need Entertainment (Originally published Feb 19th, 2013) Written by: Bettina Dickson When my mother was with us, I remember how much she loved to “play” and be entertained. I used to dance and sing for her and she would just get so tickled and laugh until she almost cried! Of course, her beloved Caldonia,...
Memorable Mondays: Bettina Attends Her First National Trade Show In Washington DC (Originally Posted March 30th, 2012)
This Memorable Monday post was originally written and posted in 2012, when Bettina Dickson attended the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatrists Conference with a table promoting Memorable Pets and the comfort they provide to patients diagnosed with severe dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Bettina Attends Her First National Trade Show In Washington DC (Originally published on March 30th, 2012) Written by: Bettina Dickson Bettina shows Memorable Pets at the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatrists Conference! I was amazed at how much attention our table received. The pets are definitely why people stopped by. As I explained how they were used for...