Tag Archive | caregiver

Just because I’m having trouble with my short-term memory doesn’t make it OK to exclude me from discussions about me

Just because I’m having trouble with my short-term memory doesn’t make it OK to exclude me from discussions about me

Don’t discount your loved ones ability.

The law in Virginia to protect elders fails us all.

This is a follow up to my last blog about being subpoenaed in an elder fraud case. Sadly, the commonwealth attorney and police detective both know that the woman stole money money from my client. At 91, she suffers from Parkinson’s but can walk on her own, feed herself (and help feed others), and you […]

44 Million Unpaid American Caregivers

44 Million Unpaid American Caregivers

The stories are heartbreaking — Caregiving ain’t for sissies!

Caregiving or Enabling?

Caregiving or Enabling?

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

My Journey As a Caregiver … in 3 Parts

My Journey As a Caregiver … in 3 Parts

The three major phases of my caregiving journey included fighting to be the caregiver, learning what that job means, and the weight of that responsibility.

How Much $$ Could a Flu Shot Save You?

How Much $$ Could a Flu Shot Save You?

Have you considered how much NOT getting an annual flu shot costs you and your loved ones?

20 Things to NOT Say to a Person with Dementia

20 Things to NOT Say to a Person with Dementia

A easy-to-read guide with insight into my top ten recommended no-nos.