by DrMichelle | Blog, Depression |
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]
by DrMichelle | Ask Dr. B., Blog, Depression, Encouragement, Hope, Mental Health, relationships |
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.
by DrMichelle | Ask Dr. B., Blog, Encouragement, Hope, Mental Health, relationships |
In today’s post, I’m interviewing the husband caregiver of a wife with dementia. He shares about getting additional support.