Emily Gillespie Clement
Emily is a writer and language enthusiast who wishes she were more of a polymath, or at least as skilled as Data from Star Trek, the Next Generation. Her husband Jeff is a former hardware man and architectural rehabber who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in 2007. They raised three daughters and a son near Annapolis, Maryland, where Emily currently cares for Jeff, blogs, and is working on a fourth children’s book.
Throughout my tenure as chief blogger from the spouse perspective, I’ve tried to present the realities of Alzheimer’s while sprinkling… Continue Reading
I’m sitting in the courtyard of the assisted living dementia unit where Jeff lives. He is in a weathered teak… Continue Reading
When it’s maelstrom season in your Alzheimer’s world, you might not have much time or appetite for keeping the Captain’s… Continue Reading
In the weeks since I wrote my last blog post for the Fisher Center, Jeff and I and our Alzheimer’s-flavored… Continue Reading
”Yeah, I noticed all those things,” Jeff says, looking up from his favorite kitchen chair. ”Oh yeah?” I say. “What… Continue Reading