Mémé, 2015

Oral history type interview with my Mémé (american/french canadian grandmother). Wanted to capture some of her thoughts as she has mid stage dementia / alzheimers

Marie Bahlke
September 25, 2018 App Interview

Throughout the interview we talked about Marie's life in regards to her poems, family and the impact of her husbands dementia on her life.

Dylan Caine (16) Asks His Mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), About Her Detroit Youth, Jewish Ancestry, and Worldview

In this interview, conducted on Thanksgiving, 2015 in a suburb of Cleveland, Dylan Caine (16) asks his mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), about her quintessentially American upbringing in the suburbs of Detroit. Born into a caring and hardworking family of six,...

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Nancy Scheidegger and Nick Scheidegger

Nancy Scheidegger (85) and her son Nick Scheidegger (46) have a conversation about Art Scheidegger, her husband and Nick's father, who suffers from memory loss. They discuss their favorite memories of him and how his condition has changed their realtionship...

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John Hock, Robert Hock, and Joan Hock

Robert Hock (80) and Joan Hock (74) talk to their son, John Hock (47) about the circumstances of the traumatic brain injury that he endured at 10 years old and the dementia that he has developed in adulthood that impacts...

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Kathleen Baker and Alan Baker

Kathleen Baker (62) talks with her husband, Alan Baker (64) about her father and her visits to Newfoundland.

Michael Ayers Auricchio – Life In a Nutshell

My Grandpa (we call him Bigga) spoke to me about his wife, children, and the losses he experienced to get to where he is today. (Note: any time he says “your mother,” he means my Grammie. He doesn’t remember who...

Changing Roles

My mother switching roles with her parents during her father's illness

"I did it for my Uncle, he got blown off a ship"

A discussion with a VET who joined the navy at age 19 after his Uncle was killed.

Father with Dementia

This interview my boyfriend and I talk about him and his fathers bond, and the difficulties with handling his dad having dementia.

Lost and found

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to go on a search to find your birth parents? On December 31,2019, in Woodstock Vermont, Tsehay Driscoll sad down to interview her grandmother Titia Ellis to find the answer. Titia...

I interview my grandmother about her childhood during the 1920’s.

This is an interview I did with my grandmother (Bubi) about her challenging childhood during the Great Depression. (Note: My grandmother has been previously diagnosed with dementia, which is why there were some aspects of her story that were repeated.)

Linda shewbert / Mother

My mother has dementia and has difficulty remembering any details but she is this far as sweet as ever.

Entrevista con mi mamá, en español

Spoke in Spanish with my mom (age 86), who was born in Cuba, eventually moving to Venezuela, where she met and married my dad. She was a college professor for decades before retiring. She came to the US in the...