I needed a song for Maureen this morning as she feels deserted by her family. She knows that they are all busy but can’t understand the lack of meaningful contact.
Every morning I sing her songs to Maureen’s to let her know how much she means to me. Today, knowing that Glen Campbell had just passed away I searched amongst our vinyl for an appropriate song from him. Our records are not in alphabetical order and I was just about to give up when I found this number on a Country Album:
My Admiral Nurse has always encouraged me to fight winnable battles and I have now accepted that trying to get family members to change their ways is a lost cause. My focus has shifted to telling Maureen how much she means to me and Glen did the trick this morning.
I would like to pass on my sincere thanks to Glen’s family for sharing their journey so openly. The following number epitomises the brave way they all faced dementia: