Wednesday Workshop – Guilt Trip – How Not To Feel Trapped in Caregiving

Posted on Mar 4, 2015 in Caregiver Services, Workshop Wednesdays- Alzheimer's Caregivers and Families

Wednesday Workshop – Guilt Trip – How Not To Feel Trapped in Caregiving It’s pretty common for caregivers to feel trapped and it seems that as soon as they take some much needed and well-deserved time for themselves, they can’t even enjoy it. Most caregivers spend that time taking themselves on nice little guilt trip instead. But guilt is remorse for having done something wrong, and for over 26 years, the majority of...

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Monday Mojo for Caregivers – The Happy Caregiver – 10 Habits of a Happy Caregiver

Posted on Mar 2, 2015 in Caregiver Services, Monday Mojo- Alzheimer's Caregivers

Monday Mojo for Caregivers – The Happy Caregiver – 10 Habits of a Happy Caregiver These days, it seems almost natural for a caregiver to put their loved one’s comfort and happiness above their own. But in reality, both are equally important. Here are the 10 habits of a happy caregiver: Nurture your mind and body Caregivers must replenish and renew themselves physically and mentally to avoid burnout. Keep an eye on your health If the...

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Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert! Is It Okay to Take My Wife on a Short Vacation?

Posted on Mar 2, 2015 in Alzheimer's Activities, Ask the Expert, Caregiver Services

Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert! Is it Okay to Take My Wife on a Short Vacation? Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert is brought to you each week by Elayne Forgie and the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center Question:  Is it okay to take my wife on a short vacation to our family reunion? Answer:  It’s common for those with dementia to experience increased confusion when traveling. This could cause your wife to become frightened and agitated, but taking...

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