You Gotta Poop

You Gotta Poop

Why does constipation make dementia worse?  That is a great question, and I tackle the answer on today's episode.  Write me with your questions - carol@letstalkdementia.org  

Caring For An Ungrateful Person

Caring For An Ungrateful Person

Did today's picture make you giggle?  I really like it!  Our episode today features a question from a listener in Tennessee.  She is caring for her mother-in-law who has been estranged from the family for over 15 years.  It is a very uncomfortable situation, and now...

“The Diamond” – A Story by Bruce Williams

“The Diamond” – A Story by Bruce Williams

I had the distinct pleasure of reading a Facebook post by Bruce Williams regarding his beautiful wife, Ann.  She has Early Onset Alzheimer's.  It is a moving story.  I hope you enjoy it.  "Like" Bruce on Facebook - Bruce N Ann Williams.  Write me with your stories or...

Young Caregivers Are Amazing People

Young Caregivers Are Amazing People

An email from Julianne brought great encouragement that grandchildren are actively involved in the lives of their grandparents with dementia.  I am so EXCITED!  Write me with your story - carol@letstalkdementia.org  

And On The 7th Day….REST

And On The 7th Day….REST

I hope today's cartoon made you giggle.  Have you taken time for yourself?  Are you well rested?  Maybe you need a nap!  My need for naps has increased as I have been grieving the loss of my Momma on May 31st.  Grieving is part of your caregiving world.  We grieve...

Helping Grandma Take A Nap

Helping Grandma Take A Nap

I hope today's cartoon made you giggle.  Have you taken time for yourself?  Are you well rested?  Maybe you need a nap!  My need for naps has increased as I have been grieving the loss of my Momma on May 31st.  Grieving is part of your caregiving world.  We grieve...

Ground Flax Seed and Why You Need It

Ground Flax Seed and Why You Need It

Today's Cartoon - Hope called with questions about her caregiving journey.  She really wanted Grandma to take an afternoon nap, but Grandma had other ideas.  We discussed that on our episode today.  Write me with your ideas for good activities -...

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