This dynamic video offers insight, hope, and understanding for anyone who cares for a loved one with Alzheimer’s. This disease without cure currently afflicts more than 30 million people and there are no treatments to halt its progression, making caregiving both essential-and difficult.
Topics discussed include:
- Caring for one who doesn’t remember your name
- Grieving the losses of their life, and yours
- When an unexpected side of your loved one comes out
- When it feels like your love no longer helps
- Struggling with denial
- Hungering for simple recognition
- Feelings of failure and guilt
- How to handle frustration and anger
- How to care for you-physically, emotionally, spiritually-while you care for someone else
- Feeling exhausted - and what to do, when that happens
- Finding support - on the Web, through the telephone, or in person
- Allowing someone else to care for your loved one
- Times when laughter, singing, and foolishness are entirely appropriate!
- When you worry about making other people comfortable
- Learning to accept the person that your loved one is now - there is no going back
- The courage and sacrifice of an Alzheimer’s caregiver
Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s is divided into 12 segments and features lengthy interviews with these experts:
Mary Ellen Geist,
former CBS Radio anchor, author of Measure of the Heart: A Father’s Alzheimer’s, a Daughter’s Return
Dr. Kenneth Doka,
Senior Consultant, Hospice Foundation of America
Joanne Koenig Coste,
family therapist, author of Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease
Plus, the insights of a real Alzheimer’s Support Group.
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Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimers provides a useful discussion of the various emotions that a caregiver may experience during his/her caregiver journey. It also presents useful solutions to some of the problems caregivers face.