Harriet’s Thoughts: I have been reading this amazing book and it is so helpful in understanding Alzheimer’s Dementia (AD) and Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). The title is “What if it’s not Alzheimer’s? A caregiver’s guide to dementia.” Features the latest information on Frontotemporal Degeneration.” Edited by Gary Radin and Lisa Radin. Gary is Lisa’s son and … Continue reading H & D Thinking Out loud
Have you read, Martha Garmon's book, I Am Not Alone? Each chapter is a different Caregiver answering questions about their experience with care giving. This is an important book because we can learn so much from people who have gone before us. I enjoyed the book so much that I've asked Martha to do something … Continue reading A preview -I Am Not Alone
If you’ve been following the Caregiver Survival series, then you already know that this entire series is about living longer than your Loved One with Dementia. Sometimes you can take care of business yourself and sometimes you need to call in the professionals. Car owners know how dangerous it can be to drive mile after … Continue reading Checked Your Oil Lately?
Dr. Martha Garmon, author of the book, I Am Not Alone, will be blogging on A Caregivers Journal, every Monday, beginning April 22. The blog will follow the format of the book in which a Caregiver will answer questions about his or her experience with caregiving. If you would like your story considered for the … Continue reading Coming 4/22/2018 I Am Not Alone
I sit here, on April 2, writing this week’s Caregiver’s Survival Blog. On January 2, just three short months ago, I wrote the blog, You Say You Want a Resolution. I wrote about how I was going to get in shape through diet and exercise. I resolved to go from 220 pounds to 190. In … Continue reading Ready, Set…
Harriet: I have an update on the lost hearing aid, I spoke of last week. My sweet Grandchildren had nothing to do with the missing hearing aid. Dave asked me what the name of a book he had been reading. I went to get the book off the shelf behind my bedroom door and there … Continue reading From Dave & Harriet
I grew up in Tecumseh, a small town in Michigan which wasn’t big enough to have a full-time professional Fire Department. At any time, day or night, the fire siren would go off and volunteer firefighters would jump in their cars and race off to the Department. They would throw their gear on, jump on … Continue reading HELP!! I Need Somebody