OVERJOYED. ECSTATIC. TICKLED PINK. Just a few words to describe how I feel as I am writing this post. Today I have the privilege to introduce you to the beautiful Michelle Bengtson and her BR… [read more]
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.