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Palliative Care And Living Well With Alzheimer’s

Palliative Care And Living Well With Alzheimer’s

I speak a lot about palliative care and how it relates to families facing a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and am consistently shocked at the misconceptions that continue to exist. Many people think that palliative care is the focus in the last few weeks of life....

A Wish For My Mom

A Wish For My Mom

I would like to tell the story of my mom, a sweet and loving wife and mother who was diagnosed with younger onset Alzheimer’s in October 2013 at the age of 57. When you hear about the toll that Alzheimer’s takes on a family, you hear about the emotional stress of...

Improving Hope for Alzheimer’s

Improving Hope for Alzheimer’s

More than two decades passed between my grandmother and my dad's diagnosis, and many more people were speaking of dementia and Alzheimer's publicly. We knew what the disease meant for both my dad and for our family, but we didn't know what services were available to...

The Effect of Caregiving on Business

The Effect of Caregiving on Business

Family dynamics are complicated, but even more so when staff are dealing with caregiving of family members due to cancer, Alzheimer’s, drug abuse and an almost infinite number of other issues. These caregivers work tirelessly behind the scenes nights and weekends and encounter massive amounts of mental and financial stress.

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