When Someone With Alzheimer’s Says I want to go home

Have you had a loved one or a person you take care of say, “I want to go home”? When I first began caregiving my 2nd client was a woman in her 80’s she recently had hip replacement surgery.  Earlier in the year she fell and injured her hip, so many Continue Reading

Caregiving Emotions – Feeling Resentful

Do feel like your not valued as a caregiver and frustrated or unappreciated. Many times you may struggle with the emotions of feeling resentful. Some days can be tough when you are caring for another person. Some days you feel like throwing in the towel and saying ‘ I’m so Continue Reading

Dementia Books For Children

Dementia books for children. Dementia is a difficult subject to understand for adults. So just imagine what it’s like for children to comprehend all the changes in their grandparents and loved ones.   Below is a listing of my recommended reads for children and the tough topic dementia. Weeds in Nana’s Garden: A heartfelt Continue Reading

10 secrets of being a caregiver

I have been a caregiver for many different families and its true every day you learn something new. Not only from the person your caring for but you learn so much about yourself and all the patience you have in your little finger. Challenges arise every day and if you Continue Reading