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We are bold, strong, courageous, and compassionate. We are warriors; daily sacrificing our own lives to care for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. How do we as caregivers cope with the constant changes, the financial strain, plan for a life when our care-giving duties are over, all while providing the best care possible for our loved one? These are the blaring questions this podcast will explore.

We are bold, strong, courageous, and compassionate. We are warriors; daily sacrificing our own lives to care for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. How do we as caregivers cope with the constant changes, the financial strain, plan for a life when our care-giving duties are over, all while providing the best care possible for our loved one? These are the blaring questions this podcast will explore.
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We are bold, strong, courageous, and compassionate. We are warriors; daily sacrificing our own lives to care for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. How do we as caregivers cope with the constant changes, the financial strain, plan for a life when our care-giving duties are over, all while providing the best care possible for our loved one? These are the blaring questions this podcast will explore.

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Episodes

7 Responsibilities of Alzheimer's Family Caregivers

5/3/2019
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These 7 Responsibilities of family caregivers encompasses so much. It's no wonder you feel stressed and overwhelmed! In this episode I talk about the 7 areas of responsibilities so that you can be prepared for making adjustments or changes as your loved one needs more care.

Duration:00:22:28

The Last Thing You Want Friends & Family To Say

4/26/2019
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Well-meaning friends and family don't know what to say, but this is something I absolutely hated to hear… Get your Free Alzheimer's Caregiver Kit!

Duration:00:04:29

Laughable Moments That Still Make Me Giggle

4/25/2019
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Caregiving for someone with Alzheimer's is tough, hard work. There are moments, however, sometimes far and few between, that make you giggle. This episode is about a few of mine. Get your Free Alzheimer's Caregiver Kit!

Duration:00:06:02

Thank You...

4/24/2019
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Expectations don't always equal reality. Care-giving for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or dementia is pretty much a thankless job. If you don't expect anyone to say thank you, you'll really enjoy it when someone does. Get your Free Alzheimer's Caregiver Kit!

Duration:00:04:22

Mom's Rules...

4/23/2019
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When a parent with Alzheimer's disease breaks "the rules" they demanded of you when you were growing up with them, how do you handle it? Get your Free Alzheimer's Caregiver Kit!

Duration:00:04:51

The Voice of Reason

4/22/2019
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Nothing has to be logical to a person with Alzheimer's disease. Get your Free Alzheimer's Caregiver Kit!

Duration:00:04:26

"My Other Daughter Nancy"

4/19/2019
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Recognition of family & friends is commonly lost in people with Alzheimer's disease…it's a painful part of being a caregiver of a loved one with Alzheimer's. Get your Free Alzheimer's Caregiver Kit!

Duration:00:05:18

Take Aways

4/18/2019
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There comes a time when you have to remove certain things from a loved one with Alzheimer's disease because they could harm themselves are destroy those items. The emotional side of doing so can be difficult for you. Get your Free Alzheimer's Caregiver Kit!

Duration:00:04:51

Finding Time For You

4/17/2019
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What a difference just 10 or 15 minutes per day can make… Get your Free Alzheimer's Caregiver Kit!

Duration:00:04:37

The Last Thing Mom Gave Me

4/16/2019
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My mom's greatest gift to me wasn't the last one she gave me… Get your FREE Alzheimer's Caregiver Survival Kit!

Duration:00:06:29

The End of a Season

4/15/2019
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Mom had urinary track infections over the years; quite common for women with Alzheimer's disease - and I learned the signs - agitation, mood changes, combative. But this time, none of those signs were evident… Get your FREE Alzheimer's Caregiver Survival Kit!

Duration:00:08:01

Scary Shower Day

4/12/2019
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Those with Alzheimer's disease are often scared of water, I learned. Mom was usually pretty good at getting in the bathroom and taking her shower on her own until… Get your FREE Alzheimer's Caregiver Survival Pack!

Duration:00:06:33

The Heart Of The Situation

4/11/2019
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It was a Saturday at noontime and I made Mom her lunch. What I saw when I returned to the kitchen a few minutes later was the most frightening sight I had ever seen. Get your FREE Alzheimer's Caregiver Survival Pack!

Duration:00:05:18

Lock the doors!

4/10/2019
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Mom has always loved to take walks. But for someone with Alzheimer's disease, this becomes problematic. Here's how I handled it. Get your FREE Alzheimer's Caregiver Survival Pack!

Duration:00:06:30

Time to Pack?

4/9/2019
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I came to realize how my Dad was my rock, but for someone with Alzheimer's disease like my mom, he was their anchor. Get your FREE Alzheimer's Caregiver Survival Pack!

Duration:00:08:00

Life After Daddy

4/8/2019
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Coping with the loss of a parent while taking care of the other parent with Alzheimer's comes with new challenges, and not much opportunity to grieve your own loss. Get your FREE Alzheimer's Caregiver Survival Pack!

Duration:00:05:32

The Death of My Hero

4/5/2019
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It's a difficult thing when the spouse of a person with Alzheimer's dies...especially when they are your parent. Get your FREE Alzheimer's Caregiver Survival Pack!

Duration:00:08:35

When You Become The Parent Of Your Parents...

4/4/2019
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It's an odd thing - there is a role reversal that happens, often subtly at first, then more an more as time goes on - You become the parent of your parents. When Alzheimer's disease is a part of the mix, that role reversal happens even sooner.

Duration:00:06:38

Animal House…

4/3/2019
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A valuable lesson I learned regarding pets and Alzheimer's disease.

Duration:00:06:43

Bad Decision…

4/2/2019
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How one bad decision concerning a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can rear it's ugly head for MANY months. Get your FREE Alzheimer's Caregiver Survival Pack!

Duration:00:04:50