Tag: Alzheimer’s

In a Heartbeat

You’re working, you’re raising your kids, and your family is just trying to navigate through life. In the back of your mind, you’re thinking, “I

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Hiring Help

Dad was in the later stages of Alzheimer’s and could no longer do anything for himself. He had even stopped talking and was either unable

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Stress Check!

I wish I’d known then what I know now. When Alzheimer’s entered my world in the early 2000s, resources for help and information were scarce.

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Take care of yourself

We see so many articles, lectures, and books that preach increased awareness of caregiver burnout and caregiver stress. “Take care of yourself,” they tell us.

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Timing

By the time Mom took my dad to the doctor, we were almost grateful for his Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Dad had been acting strange for months.

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