1 of the worst emotions of an Alzheimer’s caregiver – “Guilt”. (Transcribed from video) Guilt may be the most annoying of the “seven deadly emotions” of Alzheimer’s care-giving. It’s right up there with resentment, worry, fear, anger, loneliness, and grief. This podcast episode is based on the original article written by Paul Spencer Scott. One of the worst emotions of Alzheimer’s – guilt. Guilt is especially bothersome because it tends to be the least rooted in reality. There’s often no reason to feel guilty but we feel it just the same. Guilt usually stems from caring so much we […]
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!
The toll Alzheimer’s takes on caregivers is transcribed from the above video. We are certainly meeting a lot of passionate people this morning. Very passionate about fighting this disease together. I want to introduce you to our next guest, Mary Olson. We thank Mary for coming in today to share her story. I know it is not easy, but you are so passionate. You want to get that word out and so you are here today to do that. Let’s talk a little bit about your story. You’ve been experiencing this for several years now. You are starting to […]
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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 Kit HERE