This is the second of a two-part series from The Indian Scene. Last week, we told the story of one family and a life-changing diagnosis. This week, we’ll follow them as they navigate their new normal, and explore the financial and logistical realities of Alzheimer’s and caregiving. A difficult thing about Alzheimer’s disease is that
It was right around this time of year, many, many years ago, that I took my first real steps into the world of mental health as a psychology student. Over time, I learned about psychopathology, abnormal behaviors, mental illnesses, societal pressures, cultural influences and more on mental health. One of the things that stuck with
As an Indian-American woman, who is also a two-time traumatic brain injury survivor, and was regularly chastised about her weight problems for decades, I have had a very interesting relationship with mirrors over the course of my life. Growing up, mirrors were for making funny faces and for combing my down-to-my-butt long hair. But that
Indian-American people are superheroes. Or more specifically, we have been raised to be superheroes in every aspect of our lives. Within our families and communities, we are expected to excel in all avenues. We are taught to be highly educated and have a greater sense of independence compared to previous generations here, or even, current
Have you started your spring cleaning yet? To help you clear space in your home while preserving your family’s treasured memories, we’ve put together a guide to restoring and digitizing family photos. Collect & curate. This first step can admittedly be time-consuming and difficult. But it can also be the most fun! Start by
The gallery wall is one of the most popular, stylish design elements in home decorating right now. When done right, it can be the perfect showcase for your personal taste and treasures. But when done poorly, it can turn into a mess. To help you brighten up your home with the perfect gallery wall, we’ve
Visiting Eastern Market for fresh produce and flowers is longtime Saturday morning tradition for Detroiters in the summer months. But year-round, the neighborhood is also home to some of the city’s best furniture and home goods stores, with a range of eclectic offerings sure to satisfy both vintage lovers and those partial to modern styles.