We’ve all had the experience of not remembering. As we age some of us dismiss this as part of aging and some of us fear it’s the first sign of Alzheimer’s. How do we know who is right? Experts say that mild memory loss is normal as we age. Occasional forgetfulness does not mean you’re […]
A common caregiver struggle is the lack of support from family members. Author Irene Olsen and I discussed potential solutions during our conversation on this episode. Irene survived to be an Alzheimer’s caregiver…twice. Her father, to whom her novel is dedicated, was the first family member. Then, Irenes’ sister-in-law, diagnosed with mixed dementia a month after her […]
“There has to be a way” is how Nancy Conor created a clothing line that helps seniors and others with physical limitations to preserve dignity.
Holidays are especially challenging for families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. Don’t let holiday stress cause you issues this season. Read on for holiday survival tips for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
Seniors and technology may be something you’re unaware of but no longer! Options for preserving your legacy and maintaining communication are discussed in this episode. Passing down material items with a Will and taking care of our loved ones’ finances with Life Insurance are normal practices. NOW you can take care of the whole person. […]
People frequently joke that a forgetful moment must mean they’re showing early signs & symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Sometimes these “jokes” are disguising genuine concern. So, what exactly are the early signs & symptoms of Alzheimer’s?
Caregiving is stressful. Receiving a gift that relives the stress or makes caregiving even a little bit easier will be greatly appreciated. Finding these types of gifts can be a challenge so we’ve provided a list for both the caregiver and person living with Alzheimer’s.
Senior Delights is designed to supplement your ability to connect with and love that special senior in your life. The content is optimized to engage the minds and inspire the spirits of those elders who are being challenged with chronic disease, loneliness, decreased independence, or other age-related issues. This episode is a conversation with the founder & creator of these delightful gift boxes.
Part 2 of my conversation on how a family created a “committee” to help Dad/Grandpa find a care community for their loved one. This conversation can be a blueprint for other families who are facing a similar challenge.
This episode is a conversation about how a family created a “committee” to help Dad/Grandpa find a care community for their loved one. This conversation can be a blueprint for other families who are facing a similar challenge.