About

Vic, Mom and Sue, 2006

WE ADDRESS

The most popular emotions caregivers feel

Self Doubt

A New Normal

Exhaustion

Anxiety

Acceptance

The Guilts

Role Reversal

Worry

Vulnerability

Legal Preparedness

Seeing the Signs

Accepting the Signs

Denial

Overwhelm

boundaries

Contentious Siblings

Know-it -All's

Patience

 Resilience

Chaos

Unpredictability

Personal Hygiene

"False Memories"

 

 

 

Loneliness

Perseverance

Keeping Strict Accounts

Hope

One New Idea

Accountability

Growth

Humility

Change

"Effective Communication"

How to Prioritize

Confidence

Death

Flexibility

Gratitude

Integrity

Balance

Simplicity

Tough Love

Grief

Healing

Responsibility

Empathy

Letting Go

Listening

Discipline

Rest

Fibbing

Trusting Your Gut

Character

Humor

Empathy vs Sympathy

Forgiving Ourselves

Forgiving Others

Powerlessness

 

Finding Meaning

Finding Joy Again

Dementia is a collective term used to describe various symptoms of cognitive decline, such as forgetfulness.  It is a symptom of several underlying diseases and brain disorders.  -Markus MacGill

Dementia is not a single disease in itself, but a general term to describe symptoms of impairment in memory, communication, and thinking.  -Markus MacGill

While the likelihood of having dementia increases with age, it is not a normal part of aging.  -Markus MacGill

Dementia types include Lewy Bodies, Parkinson's, Huntington's, Frontotemporal, Alzheimer's, Vascular, Down Syndrome, Posterior Cortical Atrophy.  -Markus MacGill

Early signs can include changes in short-term memory.  Changes in mood.  Trouble finding

the right words.  Apathy.  Being repetitive.  Hard to follow a storyline.  Trouble completing everyday tasks.  Poor sense of direction. 

Difficulty adapting to changes.  -Markus MacGill

"I am a caregiver, I make mistackes.  Help mee *^  - I mean, email me and let me knoh whare mi mistakes ar en theis website!   HAY, TANKS!"  -Vic

"There is no normal life, Wyatt. 

There's just life."

Doc Holliday

- Val Kilmer in Tombstone