Tag: caregivers

Kate’s Memory Cafe – Who Are You?

Kate's Memory Cafe, dancing to live music.

Who Are You?  By Katie Donovan “There are four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers; those who currently are caregivers; those who will be caregivers; and those who will need caregivers.”  Rosalyn Carter, former First Lady. These words from Rosalyn Carter made me reflect on the service that I provide […]

The Heart of the Matter

By Jeff Nunham, Adult In-Home Supervisor We often talk about the barriers and obstacles people face who suffer with a disability. Last month, I wrote about those care givers who are “on” 24/7, giving care to a family member with a disability and who are silently suffering under the strain that goes with that level […]

10 Things a Person Living with Dementia Would Tell You If They Could

Two ladies exploring volunteer opportunities

Dotty’s Ten Tips for Communicating with a Person Living with Dementia Here are ten tips you can use to improve your life and the life of an individual living with dementia. 1. You know what makes me feel safe, secure, and happy? A smile. 2. Did you ever consider this? When you get tense and […]