OUR STORIES: Help for Mom

OUR STORIES: Help for Mom

The first mistake I made was thinking my  disordered father outgrew his narcissism. The second mistake I made was thinking my younger sister’s long history of benzodiazepine use did not affect her thought processsing. And the worst mistake I would ever make is...
Elderly advocate group sends gifts to isolated seniors

Elderly advocate group sends gifts to isolated seniors

This article first appeared in the Coeur d’Alene Press on April 8, 2017. By DEVIN HEILMAN Staff Writer Peggy Lemm and Barbara Richardson diligently placed trinkets into shiny gold boxes lined with colorful Easter grass. Candy-filled Easter eggs, lotions,...
OUR STORIES: Dolly

OUR STORIES: Dolly

My very accomplished Father (re)married a woman who he called his “Dolly”. After several years of marriage, his dementia became an issue and that is where my story begins…. Dolly was now able to manipulate him in every way which became very obvious….Dad’s initial...