Podcast Episodes / 32 posts found

Important Tips For Caregivers

by Nancy Landa
Caregivers of aging parent(s) or those facing the challenges of assisting a loved one or friend who is chronically ill, disabled or elderly are growing in numbers. As a caregiver, you are one of the 22 million Americans who care for an older adult. Caregivers provide 80 percent of in-home care, but unlike nurses and home health aids, they are mostly unpaid for their labor of love. Dr. Elizabeth Clark, executive director of the National Association of Social Workers says “Care giving is a difficult job that can take a toll on relationships, jobs and emotional well-being.  Those who care […]

Responsibilities of Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

by Nancy Landa
    The responsibilities of Alzheimer’s family caregivers is enormous.  Is it no wonder that the #1 complaint of  caregivers is stress?  Many of these responsibilities overlap a bit into other areas, but I wanted to give you something to work with.  Depending on where you’re currently at in your journey with your loved one, you’ll take something different away from this article. Knowing what lies ahead in your journey as a family caregiver will help you prepare and plan for when things get more difficult.  This is better than being surprised by having to make yet another change in […]

The Last Thing You Want Friends & Family To Say

by Nancy Landa
Well-meaning friends and family don’t know what to say, but this is something I absolutely hated to hear…  

Laughable Moments That Still Make Me Giggle

by Nancy Landa
Moments that made me giggle and they still do!

Thank You…

by Nancy Landa
If you don’t expect anyone to say thank you, you’ll really enjoy it when someone does.

Mom’s Rules…

by Nancy Landa
When a parent with Alzheimer’s disease breaks “the rules” they demanded of you when you were growing up with them, how do you handle it? Get your Free Alzheimer’s Caregiver Kit!

The Voice of Reason

by Nancy Landa
Nothing has to be logical to a person with Alzheimer’s disease. Get your Free Alzheimer’s Caregiver Kit!

“My Other Daughter Nancy”

by Nancy Landa
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!

Take Aways

by Nancy Landa
There comes a time when you have to remove certain things from a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease because they could harm themselves are destroy those items.  The emotional side of doing so can be difficult for you. Get your Free Alzheimer’s Caregiver Kit!

Finding Time For You

by Nancy Landa
What a difference just 10 or 15 minutes per day can make… Get your Free Alzheimer’s Caregiver Kit!