I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now

I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now

An email from a listener asked what I wish I had known when I started my caregiver journey that would have made life easier.  GOOD QUESTION! Today's podcast addresses that topic.  Write me with your questions or thoughts - carol@letstalkdementia.org  ...

Dementia and This Coffee Tastes Like SH**

Dementia and This Coffee Tastes Like SH**

This podcast episode will make you giggle, and who doesn't need to giggle?  Sailor Mike had a problem with his coffee that tasted like SH**, and he was determined to get help. Dementia will make you giggle. Email me at...

Bras, Boobs and Dementia

Bras, Boobs and Dementia

Momma began having issues with her bra.  What I THOUGHT was the best response turned out not to be.  I was surprised.  Bras, jewelry, makeup....are they important to our loved ones in their dementia journey? Write me with your story -...

He Can’t Walk Today – What  Happened?

He Can’t Walk Today – What Happened?

Julianna wrote about her grandfather's inability to walk on some days,and yet he is able to move around quite well on other days.  He has Frontal-Temporal Lobe Dementia.  Why is he experiencing this difficulty with...

A Happy Dementia Email

A Happy Dementia Email

My dementia caregiving journey has been sad and laced with difficult decisions.  When the email from Terri came through, I smiled from ear to ear.  He mother danced at the wedding!  Dementia caregiving is made easier when we add music and dance.  Who doesn't like to...

For All You Left-Handed People

For All You Left-Handed People

Dementia makes using the hands and fingers in a productive way more difficult.  If the brain is sending the signals, arthritis is making the movement difficult.  If arthritis is not a problem, the brain may not be sending the signals.  UGH!  If you are left-handed,...

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