Memory cottage for visitors with Alzheimer’s disease

A 1930s cottage has been recreated by staff at the National Wool Museum in Geelong, Victoria, with the hope that an object or a piece of music might trigger a memory or moment of joy for people living with Alzheimer’s disease.

Link to article on the National Wool Museum’s website

Read more in The Age article, and view the photo gallery.



Cloth of Life – poems about the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease

This is the first release online of a collection of poems written by Frances Vadla about caring for her Norwegian husband, Lars. The poems are often humorous and always honest and moving. They open a window on a life of love, family and friends, weaving and homesteading in Alaska.

Cloth of Life free download page