Changing Roles

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

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Jose Del Rio and Nathan Norton
November 16, 2021 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Jose "Tony" Del Rio (55) and Nathan Norton (48) talk the lack of opportunity and appropriate spaces to have respectful conversations about politics. They also both discuss their experiences in the Navy and their current...

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Kate Uhlir and Andrew Duxbury

One Small Step partners Kate Uhlir (82) and Andrew Duxbury [no age given] inquire about each other's lives, one being a mother of six and the other a Geriatrics doctor.

Connecting Primary Progressive Aphasia and Music: Our Life Path

A conversation led by a Speech Language Pathologist with an individual living with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA), his wife, and their music coach describing the power of music in their lives. They share their strategies, challenges, and successes in connecting...

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...

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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...

Chuck and Janice Taitel: "I never thought very much. I just did things. It was always easy."

Chuck Taitel (82) talks with his daughter Janice (57) while walking on the treadmill which launched his company's rise to success. After a life as an inventor and athlete, he suffered a series of strokes affecting his visual perception and...

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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...

Interview with Grandma Lupe Vigil

Joseph Vigil, 42, interviews his Grandma, Lupita Vigil, 86, about her childhood in Lincoln, her Mexican Restaurant named after her that she had for 27 years, and her favorite memories. Lupe us a 2 time cancer survivor and suffers from...

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Geraldine Taylor and James Taylor

James "Jim" Taylor (75) speaks with his wife, Geraldine "Geri" Taylor (77), about her experience living with Dementia. They discuss finding the joy in every day living and their hopes for the future.

Dr. Roland Summit & Dr. Glen Komatsu

Dr. Summit talks with his friend, Dr. Komatsu about his work as a psychiatrist and his late wife Jo and their shared love of repairing carousel horses. They also discuss how they met when Jo was on hospice with TrinityCare...

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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.

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,...

My Mother’s Journey Through Father’s Dementia

During today’s interview, I had the opportunity to discuss and share my mother’s journey through dealing with my grandfather‘s dementia. This has been an eye-opening experience that has affected our family and loved ones around us. We took a deeper...

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...

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...