Dementia Action Alliance

This morning I was introduced to the Dementia Action Alliance, an advocacy group for people living with any form of dementia and their caregivers.  For the most part, their programs are virtual.   The organization has been around for 26 years, and been...

Expectations

I have recently  heard some distressing stories about caregivers’ “surprise” at the behavior of their loved one with dementia. A woman couldn’t figure out why her marital relations had diminished. A family who were not prepared to meet the...

Essential Self-Care

I just read a post on a group I belong to: myALzTeam.  A person was talking about caring for her father while he was caring for her Moher with Alzheimer’s.  That reminded me of all the advice I have been given about caring for one’s self. What I would like...