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People Who Are Caregivers

Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

Alzheimer's Caregiver

Make Brain Health a Priority During Menopause

Going through menopause can change your perspective on things. For instance, what if you find that you are having trouble mentally calculating the restaurant tip, even though you majored in math in college? Yes, brain fog does occur in some women as they go through the menopausal transition. While this turns out to be a natural state, it also... Read moreChevron

posted 09/29/2015, comments (0)|
Alzheimer's Care Group/Sollievo

Alzheimer's Care Group/Sollievo, Community Member

Be Home Live Life

The Transition from Home to Adult Day Care or Nursing Home Living

Many families gain unexpected insight when they first admit a loved one into an adult day program or a nursing home.

Often they tour these facilities with a marketing or admissions person who follows a script meant to highlight features in the facility of which they are proud.  This is the time to ask questions of the caregivers... Read moreChevron


Joseph, Community Member

I am a retired postal worker who used to coordinate care for my elderly mom.

After Hospice

On August 31, 2010, my mother passed away on what was an otherwise unremarkable afternoon.  Hospice had accurately predicted her last day of life and my family was there with her, as I held her hand during her last few breaths.  It was a day of mixed feelings, some grief and some relief.  The sadness of mom's passing was tempered... Read moreChevron


gerifitz, Community Member


Taking care of Gumpa

Since our granddaughter was 18 months old, she is now 2, she has taken care of "Gumpa" when we have visited her in Florida.  She loved to go wake him up in the morning and give him his glasses.  She would then show him where the bathroom was and wait for him outside the door.  She would then take his hand and take him to the... Read moreChevron

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