Linda's kids: Johan, Jana, Lynette and grandchildren at the Fig Tree of remeberance
a Remberance Tree. Linda's fig tree , where we can go and sit in the shade and enjoy the fruits while remembering her as one of our family memebers, who has joined us in 2010. She laughed a lot, live dancing and got angry with herself when she struggled to express herself with words that … Continue reading REMEMBER LINDA
3 murders in 8 months in 2015 in the Kavango. 2 of them , both in their 80's, killed by their grandsons because they were so called wizards and bewitched them. The third one ( 74) was killed by his neighbor because he bewitched the community according to the accused. I interviewed the community and … Continue reading Dementia or Witchcraft?
When she saw me the first time , standing next to her bed, she suddenly got frightened and shouted for help...she called me 'Master 'and was really very very scared! I left the room and just hope she will calm down and sleep well! After I left she calm down and when I phoned this … Continue reading LIFE STORY VERY IMPORTANT
In September we mainly focused on our people. Our family. But who takes care of them? Auguste - our first class manager
The second town that decided to go purple was of course Swakopmund! Here we give a big round of applause to the Village Cafe & the lovely ladies that serve here.
A couple of towns in Namibia really went purple in September for Alzheimer's month. The first one we'll look at is: Grootfontein in the north of Namibia. On the 12th September, Grootfontein had its yearly festival and even here they went purple with a Remember Me float! On the 21st September the Purple Fig Bistro … Continue reading Namibian Towns going Purple
The last of our Remember Me posts - Today we will look at our ADN Farm Care Family members: Jasper Ester Ann Sophia Hansie Ina Norma Joey
Linda (far right), her daughter Jana and her sister in law, Janette at the ADN Care Farm Linda has Dementia with Lewy Body. This is a dementia that is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's Disease as they share a lot of similar symptoms. Linda absolutely loves visitors and to touch them. She used to whistle quite … Continue reading Remember Me: Linda White
Today I want to introduce you to Elrine Els and her family. The first time I met her daughter, Elmarine, she told me that she and her mother was doing shopping when her mother stopped and looked very frightened. She said she smelled something burning. And asked why Elmarine couldn't not smell it?! This is … Continue reading Remember Me: Elrine Els