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Thread: Alzheimers Memory Pillow

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    Super Member pjnesler's Avatar
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    I made this pillow for mom while she was in the nursing home due to alzheimers. Thankfullly she was able to stay with me for a bit over 2 years b/4 she move to the home. I wanted to make somthing for her that would help to keep us kids in her mind as adults,and as children It was a conversation piece for her, and also showed her caregivers our family, as some of us were not in the immediate area and were not able to visit on a regular basis. Sorry the photos are not to clear, but I guess it was ment to be since mom's mind was not so clear by that time either. The pillow went with her on her final journey.

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    That was a really nice idea. I know you miss her.

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    That is the sweetest thing.

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    What a wonderful sentiment.

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    Unique idea and nice work.

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    That is an awesome idea!

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    Great idea for Alzheimer's sufferers!

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    What a wonderful idea. And since it's "mom", it will stay in her room and not get borrowed by other residents.

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    What a great idea, and it's beautiful too!

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    bless you what a wonderful thing to do

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    I love the idea.

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    what a wonderful memory pillow!!!!

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    I love this idea. Thank you for sharing.

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    Thanks for sharing. Might make one of these for my dad.

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    Thoughtful idea - nice job.

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    What a wonderful idea!!!

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    So thoughtful of you to make that for her..I know the feeling, my grandfather died in a nursing home from alzheimer s also, at least we can know they are a better place.

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    This is such a great idea. A wonderful family friend has just been diagnosed with Alzheimers. This may be something I can do for her & the family...

    Thanks for sharing.
    Susan

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    Thanks for sharing. This is something that really hits home as my Mom is dealing with this now.

    Your thoughtfulness on this must have really made your Mom feel good during those times when her brain did connect in.

    Thanks for sharing the story.

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