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Caregiving or Enabling?

Caregiving or Enabling?

Is it possible that helping a loved one might actual be helping them maintain an unsafe living situation?

How to Fight Elder Fraud

How to Fight Elder Fraud

The High Cost of Elder Fraud – $36 Billion a Year and Most of it is being given away willingly.

3, 2, 1, … Enjoy Your Loved Ones When You Can

3, 2, 1, … Enjoy Your Loved Ones When You Can

Caregiving can end as quickly as it may start. May you enjoy the moments you have.

Dreaming of Mom

Dreaming of Mom

I was so happy when I woke up from a dream where mom didn’t have dementia. They started after mom died, and I hadn’t realized that for the last few years of mom’s life, she always had dementia in my dreams. For the first time since mom passed away, I had a dream about her […]

9. Don’t assume they can’t answer for themselves.

9. Don’t assume they can’t answer for themselves.

Give the person with dementia the opportunity to answer questions

8. Don’t blame them for the changes in their behavior.

8. Don’t blame them for the changes in their behavior.

Your loved one diagnosed with dementia has no control over the changes it brings.

7. Don’t remind them of a death of a loved one or pet.

7. Don’t remind them of a death of a loved one or pet.

Does anyone want to be reminded of something unpleasant?