Friday, October 24, 2014

People Who Are Caregivers

Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide

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Author, blogger and eldercare columnist

Interview with Dr. Jonny Bowden AKA “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is widely known as "The Rogue Nutritionist" and has now trademarked the name “The Nutritional Myth Buster.” He’s out to tell the truth about nutrition and health the way he sees it.

 

Dr. Bowden is a nationally known expert on weight loss, nutrition and health. He is a board-certified... Read moreChevron

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Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

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Alzheimer's Caregiver

New Studies Point to Roles that Gene, Inflammation Play in Alzheimer's

Two new studies have identified a specific gene called TREM2 that seems to greatly increase the risk for Alzheimer’s disease and point to the role that inflammation may have in this... Read moreChevron

Alzheimer's Care Group/Sollievo

Alzheimer's Care Group/Sollievo, Community Member

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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

Joseph, Community Member

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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

gerifitz, Community Member

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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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