Not Police. Not Hospital. Then Who?

I have a friend who called recently, asking me to come over immediately! Her husband is living with the early stages of dementia and his day had been a rough one. He skipped a meal, didn’t take all his meds and became aggressive with his wife.

They are lovely people. We’ve been friends for over thirty years. She is suddenly, now the caregiver and he is becoming more petulant and unlike his former, generous self with each passing week. He had ...

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New Words

This is an excerpt from an eldercare discussion forum. The issues, the questions, the new knowledge we wish we’d had, well, yesterday!

“…What you’re doing, and what we’re all doing, isn’t always easy. It isn’t always rewarding. We’re not always perfect, selfless people. Sometimes we resent the situation a little, though we try not to.

People have a variety of situations. Some are caring for a parent with dementia, some are wealthy, ...

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Plan Ahead Please

This post by our friend, Connie Jorsvik, founder of Patient Pathways.

Most of us are not only going to remain healthy and survive this COVID-19 virus and crisis, but also thrive! And, it is important to plan ahead.

I know you’re tired of hearing about COVID-19. I don’t want to add to your frustration and anxiety. I want to help by giving you accurate information, especially around Advance Care Planning. I encourage you to forward this ...

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Caregiver Support Events

Is there a caregiver event in your area?

In SW BC, Nanaimo Family Caregiver Symposium is on October 19.

As they say…

This is NOT a tradeshow!
It’s a one-of-a-kind conference, brought to you by;

  • Saskia de Quaasteniet (Jennings) of Creating Being Well – Certified Caregiving Consultant & Caregiving Expert. Saskia is a caregiver since 2005, with 10+ yrs of professionally gained experience in the Caregiver Service Industry. She is a long-distance caregiver for her mother.
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