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Now and Then

Posted by Alzheimer's Caregiver Support on March 29, 2020 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (27)

Now and Then

by Amy Heikkila



Last week, I walked down the long hall to the ‘family room’ area of my mother’s memory care floor. As I looked around the corner a young woma...

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Grief and Gratitude

Posted by Alzheimer's Caregiver Support on October 27, 2019 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Grief and Gratitude 
By Diana Maldonado

 


If you are reading this blog, you know that Alzheimer’s sucks. You are perfectly aware that Alzheimer’s affects...

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Caregiver Fallout - Looking Back

Posted by Alzheimer's Caregiver Support on October 13, 2019 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (1)

 

Caregiver Fallout - Looking Back

by Mellissa Price Williams

"It’s so hard to move on, still loving what's gone.” Peter Gabriel, I Grieve

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Moved by M

Posted by Alzheimer's Caregiver Support on March 6, 2018 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

"Moved by M" 
By Erica Hornthal, CEO of Chicago Dance Therapy



From t
he m...

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How to Deal with The Bad Days

Posted by Alzheimer's Caregiver Support on October 23, 2017 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

 

How to Deal with The Bad Days

By Ashl...

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Caregiving: The Grief Process: Part 6 (6 of 6)

Posted by Alzheimer's Caregiver Support on October 17, 2017 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

  
An excerpt from my book,

“One Arm One Leg 100 Words, Overcoming Unbelievable Hardships”  

Acceptance  
The final stage is acceptance, which finally cam...
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Caregiving: The Grief Process: Part 5 (5 of 6)

Posted by Alzheimer's Caregiver Support on October 12, 2017 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)
  
An excerpt from my book,
“One Arm One Leg 100 Words, Overcoming Unbelievable Hardships”

Depression  
The next stage is depression....

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Caregiving: The Grief Process: Part 4 (4 of 6)

Posted by Alzheimer's Caregiver Support on October 10, 2017 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)
  
An excerpt from my book,
“One Arm One Leg 100 Words, Overcoming Unbelievable Hardships” 

Guilt (continued)  

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Caregiving: The Grief Process: Part 3 (of 6)

Posted by Alzheimer's Caregiver Support on October 5, 2017 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

  
An excerpt from my book, “One Arm One Leg 100 Words, Overcoming Unbelievable Hardships”  

Bargaining  
The third stage is bargaining. I suspected that Charlene was trying to bargain with God that if she did s...
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Let's Talk About Resentment

Posted by Alzheimer's Caregiver Support on September 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)
  


As an Alzheimer’s caregiver, resentment can become an overwhelmingly familiar feeling. We resent friends and family who seem to have disappeared from our lives at a time when we needed them the most. We resent them for not helping out or stepping up to do their part to take care of the per...

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