DementiaSelf Care

Caregiving Pain: What's in a Name?

When dementia erases your identity from your parent’s memory

Elderly man in wheelchair and young woman, from behind
Josh Appel
    No matter how much it’s hurting you for your mom to forget your name, it’s hurting her more.
    The Candid Caregiver

    The Candid Caregiver

    The Candid Caregiver (TCC) is a safe place for all caregivers, of any condition area or caregiving level, to go for candid yet professional guidance. Questions will be answered, tough topics will be discussed, and the caregivers will ultimately have a place where they, themselves, feel cared for. No topics are off the table. Ask your questions and share your stories on social media using the hashtag #TheCandidCaregiver.

    TCC's lead caregiver and author is Carol Bradley Bursack, a veteran family caregiver with more than two decades of experience.