Don't dwell on the disease. 5 Lessons in Double Duty Caregiving - A Saint Elizabeth nurse shares her story of caring for her mother with dementia.
November is Nat'l Alzheimer’s Awareness & Nat'l Family Caregivers Month. Every week we will post a poem by Frances H. Kakugawa, author of MOSAIC MOON and WORDSWORTH DANCES THE WALTZ, books aimed at helping caregivers & families cope with the stress of caring for a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. All of Frances’ books are 35% off at www.bookshawaii.net through the end of November. Use coupon code ALZCARE12 during checkout. #alzheimers #caregiving #alzheimerscaregivers
To celebrate National Safe at Home Week, Griswold Home Care has developed a visual snapshot of the common, yet serious safety issues that impact people with Alzheimer’s Disease and their families / professional caregivers.
Quote: “Suffering is always hard to quantify – especially when the pain is caused by as cruel a disease as Alzheimer’s. Most illnesses attack the body; Alzheimer’s destroys the mind – and in the process, annihilates the very self.