Early Stages

Driving, Dementia, and the Right to Drive

Driving, Dementia, and the Right to Drive

Kids want their parents to be safe, and their parents want to maintain their independence.

Embracing the Suck of Dementia

Another tool for the caregiving toolkit is to “embrace the suck”

What to do if my siblings won’t help?

What to do if my siblings won’t help?

Some options to help your parents if your siblings bail.

I’m Overwhelmed and my Siblings Are Not Helping

I’m Overwhelmed and my Siblings Are Not Helping

Your siblings might not see what you see and the best place to start is with the assumption that you all want to do what is best for your parent(s).

A Calm Demeanor is Infectious

A Calm Demeanor is Infectious

When visiting a loved one with dementia, a calm demeanor can be infectious.

Cognitive Life Expectancy and Women

Cognitive Life Expectancy and Women

Failing to plan means planning to fail.

No good deed goes unpunished

No good deed goes unpunished

It took some time for me to figure out how to help my parents with dementia AND avoid conflict