May 13, 2018

Everyone knows that a Mother's Love is undeniable it goes beyond understanding. As I was going thru my mom's papers I found that poem placed there as I guess a note for me and my brother once she was gone. I took that as a gift, and that piece of paper is very special...

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...

February 4, 2018

Speaking to a parent with Alzheimer’s can be a daily struggle. I remember that even though I loved my mom dearly communicating with her at times would make me crazy. It’s essential that you still help your loved one feel respected, valued, and supported since their suf...

January 7, 2018

It was both a blessing and an honor being a caregiver for my mom. I’m an introvert so entertaining myself wasn’t a problem for the most part, however, being a caregiver I felt more isolated than usual. Caring for a loved one who is diagnosis with dementia is difficult....

December 16, 2017

 

The holidays are very stressful for loved ones suffering from dementia. You see my mother Mary enjoyed the holidays. She would be the person who would come up with great ideas on how to create unique gifts for friends and would teach me to build them for my co-workers...

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