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.
Please Help us help the Caregiver. The New Caregivers need help! Call To Action: What are your stories that you want to share that may help New Caregivers in their journey of Caregiving? Lillian Cauldwell would like the audience to participate by texting…
Rena gave tips on how you can remember a person’s name which Betsy personally thought was excellent and will be following those tips! Also discussed how aging is perceived in Israel where Rena lives and how technology is helping caregivers and those who…
Myths discussed on the show include: Dementia is inevitable as we age, and forgetfulness is always a sign of dementia.
the philosophy of Fit Minds, how mental stimulation is very important and beneficial for people who have Dementia and for people who don’t have Dementia!
Betsy and Debra also discussed the importance of education for the caregiver, how being educated helps the caregiver have less stress and how education helps you be a better-informed caregiver, the importance of having Power of Attorney, a medical directive, how you want…
Host Lisa Skinner tells a deeply personal story of her first experience seeing the impacts of brain disease on a loved one, her grandmother.
Lisa and Betsy discussed how important it is for a caregiver to educate themselves about their loved ones’ type of dementia to provide a loving and safe environment! Also discussed was Lisa’s show which is to help provide resources for the caregiver!
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.
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!