Aware Senior Care and special guest Sandra Savell discussing caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's
Caregiving for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Chronic Disabilities
What do you do when a loved one with Alzheimer's lives in a skewed reality with a mind that no longer functions? When those who would normally support you are suspicious/distant because of it? Guest blogger Sandra Savell explains her personal struggle with such a situation.
What happens when an elder relative can no longer maintain a pet themselves? What are solutions that allow the senior to keep their pet without risking the well-being of the animal?
Tim and Gina reflect on the Triangle Caregivers Conference that took place on June 21st, 2016 in Raleigh, NC.
If you’ve chosen in-home care for an elderly member of your family, allowing them to age in place, then you already know that in-home care has many advantages. At the same time, the ageing of a loved one, and the provision of care it involves can be quite stressful. With a little knowledge and planning, some of this stress can be relieved.
Join us on February 20th, 2016 for Guiding Lights' Share to Care event to benefit caregivers in the triangle area!
Sandra Savell, author of "Dear Clueless: A Daughter's Journey Through Alzheimer's Caregiving", recalls her last three Christmases with her mother and offers advice on how to make the holiday more enjoyable for those going through such a situation.
The holidays are a time for giving back to the less fortunate. Want to know how you can help the elderly in need this holiday season?
A guest blog on the difficulties of caregiving by Vicki Tapia, author of "Somebody Stole My Iron."
Have you ever wondered how you would know if you or someone you are with is having a stroke?