Podcast Episodes / 40 posts found

Scary Shower Day

by Nancy Landa
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Those with Alzheimer’s disease are often scared of water, I learned.  Mom was usually pretty good at getting in the bathroom and taking her shower on her own until… Get your FREE Alzheimer’s Caregiver Survival Kit HERE.

The Heart Of The Situation

by Nancy Landa
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It was a Saturday at noontime and I made Mom her lunch.  What I saw when I returned to the kitchen a few minutes later was the most frightening sight I had ever seen.  Get your FREE Alzheimer’s Caregiver Survival Kit HERE.

Lock the doors!

by Nancy Landa
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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

Time to Pack?

by Nancy Landa
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I came to realize how my Dad was my rock, but for someone with Alzheimer’s disease like my mom, he was their anchor.  Get your FREE Alzheimer’s Caregiver Survival Kit HERE.

Life After Daddy

by Nancy Landa
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Coping with the loss of a parent while taking care of the other parent with Alzheimer’s comes with new challenges, and not much opportunity to grieve your own loss.  Get your FREE Alzheimer’s Caregiver Survival Kit HERE.

The Death of My Hero

by Nancy Landa
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It’s a difficult thing when the spouse of a person with Alzheimer’s dies…especially when they are your parent. Get your FREE Alzheimer’s Caregiver Survival Kit HERE.

When You Become The Parent Of Your Parents…

by Nancy Landa
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It’s an odd thing – there is a role reversal that happens, often subtly at first, then more an more as time goes on – You become the parent of your parents.  When Alzheimer’s disease is a part of the mix, that role reversal happens even sooner. Get your FREE Alzheimer’s Caregiver Survival Kit HERE.

Animal House…

by Nancy Landa
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A valuable lesson I learned regarding pets and Alzheimer’s disease. Get your FREE Alzheimer’s Caregiver Survival Kit HERE

Bad Decision…

by Nancy Landa
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How one bad decision concerning a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can rear it’s ugly head for MANY months.  Get your FREE Alzheimer’s Caregiver Survival Pack!

Finally – Home Sweet Home…

by Nancy Landa
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Moving my parents into our new home came with some unexpected and unplanned challenges. Get your FREE Alzheimer’s Caregiver Survival Pack!