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October 26, 2023

How do you know when it is time to become the caregiver?

November is National Caregiver’s Month and National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month; a month to show support and recognize the everyday efforts of those caring for a loved one and for those whose lives are affected by Alzheimer’s Disease. Thank you.

September 27, 2023

Remember that Dementia can affect each person differently

“If you have met one person with dementia, then you have met one person with dementia.”   — Professor Tom Kitwood, University of Bradford, United Kingdom – Person-Centered Dementia Care  Dementia may mask the unique characteristics, abilities, interests, preferences and needs of a person, but it can never remove them completely. A person living with dementia does not cease to be the person they once were. Four things to know about dementia:

August 30, 2023

Events planned for Dementia Caregivers Week, Nov. 7-10

FACT: Those caring for a loved one with dementia contribute greatly to the quality of the life of their loved one, but serious consequences can be created for the caregiver due to the physical, mental, emotional and financial burdens caregiving creates.    

August 03, 2023

Never forget you still matter as a caregiver

“I matter. My life matters. My feelings matter. I am doing powerful, important work for my loved one —  but I still matter.” —  Cindy Laverty Some caregivers find their life purpose in caregiving. However, many caregivers accept the caregiver role out of a sense of duty, loyalty and love. Caregiving is not what brings purpose to their life, and that is fine.