Both Betsy and Ryan discussed the importance of safety, being proactive with setting up Power Of Attorney for Medical and Financial affairs, the importance of a medical directive, and discussing with our families what we want for aging in place and our end-of-life…
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.
“Having a plan can mean a lot of things in your day-to-day life. It can mean Peace of Mind + Security + Family matters + Happiness + Legacy”
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!
“The Proactive Caregiver book will inform, educate, and encourage you to embrace the emotional challenges by allowing personal growth to transform and enrich your life. When your loved ones begin to lose time and memories or become combative, you must be prepared to…
“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…