A Podcast That Listens, Hears and Offers Wisdom & Hope From Caregivers Who Have Lived The Experience.
listen on apple podcastslisten on spofity

DEALING WITH CHALLENGES

May 10, 2024
Should You Include a Robot Pet in Your Care Plan?

Should You Include a Robot Pet in Your Care Plan? Although there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, there is a bounty of evidence that proves social interactions are invaluable to patients. Experts from the Alzheimer’s Association explain that regular socialization can uplift spirits and act as a means of grounding patients. This is why many […]

Read More
March 14, 2023
Future Security: Money & l Elder Abuse with Expert Advice

Future Security: Money & l Elder Abuse with Expert Advice. How do we avoid the pitfalls of elder financial abuse? Money & elder abuse is a growing problem that can have devastating effects on the lives of seniors. Do you know the warning signs? These can include sudden changes in their financial situation, such as […]

Read More
January 24, 2023
Dementia Therapies: Compassionate & Effective Care

Dementia Therapies: Compassionate & Effective Care. Having been part of the Alzheimer's and dementia community for most of my adult life, it's easy to have opinions on specific "dementia therapies. I've seen SLP, OT, and PT therapies work great while the therapist is present with our loved one, then fail once they are gone. My […]

Read More
June 9, 2022
Losing Someone During The Covid Pandemic

Losing someone during the 2020 pandemic is more challenging than losing them in “normal” times. I said many times that I was ready for Mom’s journey with Alzheimer’s to end. In all honesty, I thought we had 2-3 years left. It was hard to see what was so evident to others while in the thick […]

Read More
June 9, 2022
Survival Tips for Caregivers at the Holidays

Survival Tips for Caregivers at the Holidays. Please don’t lose your mind! I’ve got holiday survival tips for caregivers right here! The holiday season can be an incredibly challenging time for families living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Many people are looking forward to spending time with family and friends, and these tips are to help […]

Read More
June 9, 2022
Anxiety Over The End-Of-Life Process

The end of life isn’t something most of us want to discuss or think about most of the time. We don’t want to talk about dying either. The end of life and the transition leading up to it fill many people with unnecessary anxiety. It’s understandable to feel this way; we don’t want to say […]

Read More
June 9, 2022
Caring Across the Miles

Submitted by Claire Wentz Caring from across the miles can be difficult, particularly when it comes to ensuring older adults have access to the care they need. That worry can be compounded when your loved one has the early stages of dementia. Fading Memories podcast is an exceptional resource to help remote caregivers make the most informed […]

Read More
June 9, 2022
Cure Caregivers Guilt

Cure Caregivers Guilt. Most of the caregivers I’ve spoken to have some level of guilt. For many of us, the guilt is significant. Why is this? The answer may not be surprising. Caregivers tend to neglect their own emotional needs. Taking care of a significantly needy adult, especially if that person is our parent, can […]

Read More
June 9, 2022
Helping Seniors to Cope With the Loss of a Spouse

Losing someone is never easy.  For seniors, coping with the death of a spouse they have shared their life with for many decades can be particularly challenging.  Where once there was a dependable partner to help with daily duties and offer love and companionship, now a grieving senior must deal with the unfortunate possibility of going about the rest […]

Read More
June 9, 2022
Tips for End-of-Life Planning

Initiating a conversation about death is difficult. Few people want to dwell on their own mortality, and the younger you are, the more likely you are to put off considering end-of-life arrangements. To many people, death is something that happens to others, but, unfortunately, it’s an experience we will all encounter. That’s why end-of-life planning […]

Read More
Fading Memories was created to support family caregivers in a simple, on-demand form. When I was looking for advice on caring for my Mom, I needed this podcast. Since it didn’t exist, I created what I needed!
Jen – pod host

Our weekly email gives your more insights & info!

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram