alzheimer’s

February 20, 2018

5 Ways to Find Happiness as a Family Caregiver

The role of family caregiver is not unlike other important roles we may play in life — bride or groom, mother or father — except for one thing: It doesn’t come wrapped in happiness. You don’t […]
July 25, 2015

Dementia, What Local Police Need to Know.

(Special thanks to Caregiving.com for this article). An emergency call comes into dispatch from a grocery store manager that requests police assistance during a shoplifting incident in which a woman fills her purse with items from their […]
April 7, 2015

When Your Parents Become Your Children

As us baby boomers get older, and our parents become less independent, there comes a time when the roles of both of us reverse. We become the parent, and they become the children. 
April 2, 2015

Caregiving: Sex and Dementia, an Honest and Frank Discussion

Dear Friend, Not many people feel comfortable talking about their personal sex life. Or even more awkward, the sex life of their parents or grandparents! However, several people in our Alzheimer’s and dementia community have been […]
April 1, 2015

How The Effects Of Music Can Benefit Both The Caregiver & The Care-Receiver

Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver's Caregiver, Wednesday, 4/1/15 at noon, PST, (AND AFTERWARDS ON RECORDED PODCAST) as he interviews Janie Lidey, who has been a singer/songwriter since the age of twelve, and a caregiver to her father who is suffering from ALS.The link is:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davenassaney/2015/04/01/how-the-effects-of-music-can-benefit-both-the-caregiver-the-care-receiverJanie has been recognized for her excellence in music through winning an Emmy for her songwriting; a Grammy for the fine arts program she helped direct at East High School in Anchorage, Alaska; the Mayor’s Arts Award which recognizes excellence in music education; and, a spot on the George Lucas Edutopia website for her role in helping make the world a better place.As a music teacher in the public schools of Alaska for over two decad...es, Janie Lidey taught students from over forty different cultures. Not only did she teach them to sing and play the guitar, she taught them to live their lives with passion, kindness, love, hope and gratitude. The most important lesson was to instill the belief in her students that they could do anything they dreamed or imagined.As an artist, teacher, motivational speaker and now author, Janie is passionate about raising your vibration through the magic of a song. She released her first book and companion CD in 2013 called, The Magic of A Song and is excited to connect with people from all ages and walks and shine some love & light on their journey.Hear her live, or listen to the recorded podcast AFTER THE LIVE SHOW, anytime, 24/7. Share this link with anyone you know who would benefit from this discussion.
January 16, 2015

Is Alzheimer’s Torturing Their Caregivers?

About AuthorAlzheimer’s Reading Room I’m really no different than any other Alzheimer’s caregiver. More or less, I felt how most Alzheimer’s caregivers felt when the diagnosis becomes “official”.Even though I knew it was true, I still couldn’t […]
December 30, 2014

10 Tips for Long-Distance Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving

If your mother has Alzheimer’s disease and lives in Phoenix and you’re in New York, how do you help take care of her? Angela Heath, director of the Eldercare Locator Hotline of the National Association of […]
December 21, 2014

Caregivers, Get a FREE Dementia Home Care Consultation

Based on the symptoms and stages of your loved one, we will determine the best plan of care for you and your family. You Are Not Alone Our unique training program for Alzheimer’s and other dementias […]

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