Being the care partner for someone with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia is possibly the most challenging situation you will face.
And at some point you’ve probably felt like you’re drowning, and if you haven’t yet, you will one day.
There are ways, however, to reduce, or even prevent situations in which you thought you were going under the waves and might never come up again.
In this dementia care class, Susan of MyAlzheimersStory.com shares tips she learned as a care partner to help you stay afloat in rough dementia care seas.
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As discussed in class, here are the resources we mentioned:
- Lesson #9: Who, Me?– Lorrie Beauchamp’s blog post on her blog Unforgettable
- BANGS: 5 surefire ways to stop anger and aggression in people who live with Alzheimer’s disease – A must see resource from Susan
- Don’t give advice to people who are drowning – Article by Susan
Related Content: Library of past classes
DEMENTIA CONVERSATION FOLLOWUP
Susan Macaulay and myself had a 30 minute follow up conversation as part of the Together in This Dementia Conversations series. Visit the replay page for free at:
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Have you found yourself drowning? Are you still treading water or were you able to find your floatation device? Please let me know by commenting below: