In my private practice, I evaluate and treat patients with a variety of conditions ranging from ADHD to depression to dementia, and I find that there are so many un-asked questions, primarily because until you’ve been through a situation, you don’t know what to ask. So I usually try to anticipate some of those questions ahead of time and answer them.
Dementia is a cruel disease that doesn’t just impact the one diagnosed—it impacts the whole family. When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, caregivers are often filled with fear, concern, and dread. In today’s post, I’m continuing an interview with a caregiver whose wife was diagnosed with dementia, about the importance of respite care for both the dementia patient as well as the caregiver because support prevents burnout.
In today’s post, I’m interviewing the husband caregiver of a wife with dementia. He shares about getting additional support.
In today’s post, I’m interviewing the husband caregiver whose wife has dementia. He shares the most difficult aspect of dealing with his wife’s dementia.
In today’s post, I’m interviewing the husband caregiver whose wife has dementia. He shares signs and symptoms that led them to seek medical attention.
Special needs families could use a helping hand from a friend, church parishioner, or even a stranger who can give a tiny boost of hope when they need it most. Special needs families may battle anxiety, loneliness, stress and exhaustion. Jess Ronne of The Lucas Project shares 7 tangible ways you may consider lifting their burden just a bit to provide a tiny boost of hope.