She recounts a touching anecdote revealing the profound impact of attentive caregiving on her mother’s well-being, highlighting the significance of vigilance and open communication in such circumstances.
As the Baby Boomer generation ages, having a reliable resource like Compassionate Concierge becomes increasingly vital to support those involved in caregiving.
Highlighting the concept that “Life is a contact sport,” Dennis emphasized the importance of building a support network including sponsors, connectors, mentors, and catalysts.
The conversation delves into the profound and unconditional love that spouses experience during the caregiving journey, the inherent desire to fix our loved ones, and the realization that some challenges are beyond our control.
Through insightful discussions, Lisa Skinner separates fact from fiction, helping listeners navigate the landscape of cognitive health.
The core theme emerges as they discuss how love serves as the foundational virtue upon which these others can flourish, ultimately leading to a transformative impact on one’s life and the lives of those around them.
Lisa shares some of the behavioral triggers that family members and caregivers should be aware of so they can then be more prepared to resolve these situations before they escalate.
P.K. Beville devised the virtual Dementia Tour, as a way for us to walk, for a time, in the shoes of those afflicted with dementia.
Approximately 70 to 90 percent of Alzheimer’s patients eventually develop behavioral symptoms; therefore, Lisa can’t emphasize enough the importance of being able to recognize these behavioral symptoms and what might have triggered them.
Her very personal story about her beloved dog, Oliver, who was diagnosed with Doggie Dementia when he was about 13 years old. At first, she dismissed it as a coincidence because she had been working with humans living with dementia for so long