Dementia Caregiver’s Playbook

Dementia Caregiver’s Playbook

Denial: In the beginning, you start to notice things being a little off. This is a difficult stage because only someone close to the individual will pick on these oddities. Sometimes, this goes on for quite some time before someone other than you can start to...
Caregiver frustration

Caregiver frustration

No matter how rewarding caregiving can be or how much we love the person we’re caring for, caregiving is frustrating. Frustration just comes with the package. We’re human and caregiving inevitably involves situations and tasks that are inherently...
Feeling human

Feeling human

“I can’t be angry.” Well I sure can. That is what I responded in my head when she told me it was cancer. I remember that evening eight years ago as if it were a moment a go. I pulled up to her house; she got in the car and told me what the doctor said. She had a book...