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An Unsung Hero…The Family Caregiver

By |2016-10-31T15:03:26+00:00November 23rd, 2015|alzheimers, care partner, caring, dementia, dementia. alzheimers, love, loved one, Uncategorized|

This week I welcome Vicki Tapia as a guest blogger, family care partner, and advocate for people with dementia.    By Vicki Tapia: In 2004, my father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s-related dementia and a few months later, my mother with Alzheimer’s disease. That was the year I became a caregiver. While my parents didn’t reside with me, [...]

I Care Inspires Care Partners of People with Dementia

By |2016-10-31T15:03:26+00:00October 19th, 2015|alzheimers, behaviors, care partner, caring, communication, dementia, dementia. alzheimers, Kerry Mills, Living with Purpose, loved one, Uncategorized|

Fear, frustration and stress – Being a care partner of a loved one with dementia is physically and emotionally difficult, but help and support are available. I Care: A Handbook for Care Partners of People With Dementia, written by Jennifer Brush and Kerry Mills, provides caregivers a sense of hope and inspiration to make the [...]

Caring for Your Loved One with GRACE

By |2016-10-31T15:03:30+00:00June 15th, 2014|caring, dementia, loved one|

I am pleased to welcome Melissa Cohn Bernstein, one of our guest bloggers this month.  Melissa and I have collaborated on online learning projects together for a number of years.  Melissa owns Dynamic Learning Online, an excellent source of continuing education for health care professionals. Thank you Jennifer for inviting us to Guest Blog for you!As [...]