The first things to consider when caring for a loved one at home is the environment. We’ve lived most of our lives in good health and extreme convenience. But during convalescence, certain modification have to be made, or we may end up like the proverbial one legged man in an ass kicking contest… with no chance of surviving!
This week I got a call from a friend of mine. His Mom is in her eighties, with early onset Alzheimer’s and a slew of other clinical conditions.
The best way to manage expectations is through data and proper feedback.
If you’re caregiving for someone close to you that suffers from dementia and you currently feel sad, alone, despaired, or even angry, guilty, and hopeless…
You don’t have to ask them, but do so at your own risk!