Christina Turner-Advocate Having a loved one that has been diagnosed  with Dementia/Alzheimer’s is stressful enough but if you add another equalization that the Dementia patients also may have heart issues or diabetes as examples is truly overwhelming.  How do you as the caregiver work through this with little or no help?  How does it affect your Health? There could be some risk factors associated with cardiovascular problems, diabetes or  hypertension as examples for the Dementia […]

Sue Fernandez Sue Fernandez is a Community Educator and attends various events to speak on Dementia/Alzheimer.   This is the introduction to Sue appearing monthly on the Caregiver Series.   Sue will help provide information on the various issues that all caregivers will need to know about.  Sue Fernandez is well versed on the some of the many issues that many caregivers have. Just try  finding information on medicare and you are overwhelmed.  Sometimes it is a […]

Betsy Wurzel Advocate and Caregiver Today’s show with Betsy Wurzel is on Music Therapy and how it helps her husband Matt in may ways.  Music is wonderful means of communicating and music could help calm some agitated behaviors.  You may find that music therapy could be helpful for your loved one. To listen to Betsy on how Music Therapy helps her husband Matt and the One Year Anniversary series with Betsy.  Surprise visits from some […]

Betsy and Matt in his Johnny Cash T-shirt Betsy talks about her journey on being a caregiver to her husband Matt.  What is happening for Matt and the Hallucinations. You can read and read on Hallucinations but when experience what happens in an Hallucination you just to not believe it is happening.  Betsy has kicked unknown people in Matt’s hallucination out of the house.  It is not recommended to argue with them because it is […]

This blog was written by Gayle Yarbrough.  You may have read The Ups & Downs of Being a Family Caregiver in the Home the first blog I posted for Gayle.  Many of you read that article and found it very informative on what it takes to be a care giver.  Keep the comments and suggestions coming.  That is really how it works to share to other caregivers, for some information that they may have not […]

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