December 30, 2018

I went to visit my mom and stepdad's final resting place on Christmas Day, and it was emotional for me. I mean in a matter of four years I lost everyone in my immediate family. I went through the daunting task of going thru my loved ones things and came across a trunk...

September 22, 2018

Hello everyone. I haven’t posted a blog in a while I know, but I’m slowly making it back on the scene. Everyone that has had a loss of a loved one and or was a caregiver for your loved one can relate to wanting to take time to recover from the heartache and exhaustion....

July 15, 2018

I thought that this would be a great topic to touch on. Spring is clearly in the air. The birds are chirping, and cool breezes flow thru the home. I usually take this time to get my gloves out my mop ready and do a thorough cleaning of my apartment. Of course, there is...

May 21, 2018

If your loved one feels that their value as a human being is not essential, this can stop them from being comfortable during this challenging time suffering from a form of Dementia. Without their dignity, they would feel dehumanized leading them to give up mentally lea...

May 6, 2018

I know some of you are giving me a side-eye, and you may not think that's true but you can find joy in caregiving. I needed to do this not just for my mom but for my sanity. As a full-time employee, I was already stressed out as it is. I drove five hours to North Carol...

April 22, 2018

If you have followed my blog www.Thecaregiverdepot.com for a while, you would know that I turned to blogging to ease the stress, depression, and anxiety, that I suffered as a caregiver for my mom who suffered then succumbed from Vascular Dementia. That helped me to kee...

April 8, 2018

The summer holidays are rapidly approaching, and you will most likely have to travel with your loved one. It's important to keep up with your car maintenance. Most people don't realize how vital specific features in your vehicle can assist you with your caregiving task...

March 29, 2018

Hi there fellow caregivers, I hope that you’re doing well. Here is my new blog. I am one of the bloggers for BLIPIQ. BlipIQ, is a revolutionary tool to help fight memory-loss and allow families to treasure memories. You can read about their story and mission by clickin...

February 25, 2018

If your spouse, parent, or another relative suffering from a form of dementia already? You need to complete some necessary paperwork. My mom was a nurse and was aware that she had dementia. So when the disease progressed, I was glad to find out that she had already com...

February 9, 2018

Caregivers, you know how it is right? As your loved one’s dementia progresses, it becomes increasingly more difficult to communicate with them. It’s downright painful. You are probably dealing with the conversations going in circles like a merry go round, and it makes...

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