According to a recent report by Alzheimer’s Disease International, an estimated 50 million people are living with dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are progressive (which means it will get worse over time) and life-shortening
The topics covered in the interview include tips for dealing with Alzheimer’s, the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, and whether Alzheimer’s is hereditary or not.
Lillian Cauldwell discussed with Lisa Skinner the pitfalls of becoming a Caregiver for a person with Alzheimer’s since their personality and behavior change frequently and drastically.
Music Therapy could be beneficial for adults with various types of dementia and how music therapy is a connection for both you and your loved one.
Betsy talks about how she made changes to the celebration of Christmas and Hanukkah through the years, to make it easier for her husband Matt.
They both discussed why it is so important for present and past caregivers to share their journeys to help those who are starting their journeys!
“A native of Nashville, Tennessee, and a Vanderbilt University alumna, I grew up as a young caregiver for my disabled mother. Caring for her since age 11, I was isolated, scared, and like many other young caregivers in the United States, I did…
“This is a story about caregiving…at any age. Meet 6.75 years Lola and her best friend and grandmother, Babu (short for babushka). One day Babu is not herself. Lola learns that Babu has dementia.”
“This is the story of Carolyn’s mother, her dementia, and how they navigated her journey together. Your loved one may not force-feed stuffed animals vanilla pudding or burn their neighbor’s mail as Fay did, but if you’re living through the sad realities of…
This book creates possibilities to connect with your loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disorder in creative and fun ways.