My Grandma
November 1, 2019 App Interview

I decided it was time to learn more about my grandma so I sat down with her on a Saturday morning and asked some questions.

“I was so excited to go to real school, or what I called real school.”

In this interview between Megan Dixon (15) and her Grandma, Judy Dixon (80), Judy tells Megan about her life. Judy discusses her childhood, her transition between homeschool and public school, and her dream of becoming a teacher. Judy also tells...

Grandma’s Childhood

Sat down with my grandma, who is suffering with memory loss, to talk about her childhood and her current life.

Three Generations of Dreamers, Pt 2: Chasing Dreams with Aimee J, Salin Geevarghese, and his son Sanjay

This is Part 2 of the Three Generations of Dreamers conversation with Aimee J, Salin Geevarghese, and his son Sanjay. The most poignant moment is at the end when Sanjay speaks about the impact of his grandfather’s Alzheimer’s on himself.

Interview with Elisabeth Davis

In this interview we discussed her early life. Later in the interview we briefly touched on her life now and her diagnosis with Alzheimer’s.

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

“This is my life — I am alive now.”

An interview with my father on life, change, and new understandings since his Alzheimer’s diagnosis two years ago.

Dwight, my dad and lessons learned

My dad’s thoughts on his life and lessons in the transformation of his past 10 years.

Interview: My Mom

Here I interview my mother about her brief life in Ecuador and as that of an immigrant in the United States

Life of Lyn Jensen

A small summary of Lyn’s life and journey with her husband Hans’ Alzheimer’s illness. Such a powerful testament to Lyn’s faith!

An Alzheimer’s Thanksgiving

In this interview I reflected on the past year and a half since the diagnosis of my father’s Alzheimer’s. It’s just me with some thoughts about the judgements people make about the way my family has attempted to navigate how...

Alexis Zubow Nov 21 2017

While waiting for our Thanksgiving lunch at the nursing home I interviewed my mom who has advanced Alzheimer’s.

Life on a Japanese military base

My grandmother, who we call grammy, told me about her life as a nurse, stay-at-home mom, cancer survivor, and traveller. She is very dedicated to documenting things with photos, so it was interesting to the hear stories behind them. My...

Asad Jamil Khawja 1992 to 2017

Retirement, Holiday Cruises, Wife’s Alzheimer’s, Leave Not tingham