Alive Inside -How Music Touches the Soul

When someone you love struggles with Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s, or another form of cognitive or physical impairment, it can be a tremendous challenge to communicate and find ways to help them rediscover the world. A personalized playlist can help you bridge that gap and help to reconnect with one another.

Art Therapy for Older Adults

When someone has memory loss many close to them feel that they can no longer appreciate art. That’s not the case. IN this episode we discuss how to use art therapy to give someone living with dementia some pleasure.

Forgetfulness or Lost Language?

Has your loved one forgotten who you are or is it possible that they remember, they have just lost the language skills to define your relationship? That’s the topic of this podcast episode.

Thinking For Two – How Caregivers Cope

Thinking for Two

Thinking For Two We’ve all heard the wives tale that a pregnant woman is eating for two.  Most people are probably unaware that people caring for someone with memory loss requires thinking for two. After a visit with Mom, even a good one, I’m exhausted. Mentally, physically, I’m drained and it’s getting worse as she […]

Talking to Kids About Alzheimer’s

Talking to kids about Alzheimer's

Talking to kids about Alzheimer’s is easier when you share the book “Weeds in Nana’s Garden” with them. A beautifully illustrated and child inspired story that allows you to help them understand in a kid friendly way.

Millennials Caregiving Community

More than 10 million Millennials are providing unpaid care for a friend or relative. The SCAN Foundation has launched the campaign, #YouGiveACare? to assist them with a community of like minded people who are empowered by knowledge and taking on the responsibility of caring for a loved one.