I'm sure you won't disagree with my belief that the responsibility of caring for a loved one with … [Read more...]
Caregiver’s Friend: Do This But Don’t Do That
I’ve never been the primary caregiver for someone living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. But I … [Read more...]
Tips to Have Harmony with Alzheimer’s as a Roommate
If you’ve ever had a roommate, which I’m betting you’ve have, then you know the challenges involved. … [Read more...]
Debunking 6 Myths of Alzheimer’s Disease
A few years ago, I knew nothing about Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia. I joke that I couldn’t … [Read more...]
Helping Caregivers Succeed By Paying it Forward
During my journey of creating and maintaining Together in This as a resource to help you fight back … [Read more...]
Caregiver Friendly – What Does it Mean?
As you are probably aware, caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or another dementia isn’t an easy … [Read more...]
Alive with Alzheimer’s – A Skydiving Adventure
I recently (2014) had the privilege to interview Michael Ellenbogen about his recent skydiving … [Read more...]
When A Neighbor With Dementia Wanders and Becomes Lost
Editorial Update: Since publishing this article, I’ve learned a lot about how words can be … [Read more...]
Cure for Alzheimer’s, Should You Believe the Hype?
Instinctively when someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, the family immediately starts looking for … [Read more...]
What is Assistive Technology for Alzheimer’s?
Assistive, cutting-edge technology geared for the Alzheimer’s care partnership is scarce. I’m really … [Read more...]
My New Friend, Virginia
When I sit in the lobby of a local memory-care facility, I see people and sometimes I don’t know if … [Read more...]
My Letter to You: You Must Teach Me Alzheimer’s
I can’t even spell Allsimers Yet you want me to be sensitive to your plight? I’m part of a … [Read more...]