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Brenda Avadian
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Caregiver Speaker, Author, & STUFFologist
Caregiver Speaker, Author, & STUFFologist

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Caregivers rarely recognize how much stress they've been under until they take a respite as Lisa Hutchison discovered when she took a short trip to Georgia to view lighthouses. #caregivers #caregiverstress #caregiverrespite
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If we can't find ways to make caregiving fun while caring for people with dementia, what's the point?
A Serious Look at Caregiver Humor
A Serious Look at Caregiver Humor
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Sometimes we get what we pay for, other times, we get less.
While we don't have the time or energy to look at the value of every transaction, in this Avadian Musings edition, I look at the value of paper towels, cherries, walnuts, and milk.
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Janice Swink, diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia and possibly, Lewy body dementia; experiences scary symptoms. She asks her husband, "Do I exist?" Click to view the video and then share.
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Ken Keene, Jr., son of ToughKenaMan, talks with The Caregiver's Voice about the gift of dementia, safety concerns, balancing caregiving, and giving his mom respite in this video interview.
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The CHANGE Act with bi-partisan legislative support plus more curated article excerpts from The Caregiver's Voice, depression's lesser-known evil twin - acedia; good and bad Leukotrienes; Herpes revisited, and having too many Interests - being a polymath.
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Caregiving Inspiration from Los Angeles-based Writer/Producer Herbie J Pilato​ who cared for his dad and then his mom who lived with #dementia. #Caregiver testimony: "I became a better son, a better man, a better human being."
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Many people do not understand the role of #hospice in the continuum of care. Judith Sands offers #caregivers a guide to shed light on end-of-life care. Read the detailed review here and then be prepared before a crisis occurs.
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While visiting friends and family, make sure elders are living safely alone. What to look for? Sign up for your copy of The Caregiver's Voice Newsletter arriving to inboxes worldwide every month for the past 9 years. PRICELESS INFO. Free Subscription.
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Kris McElroy was only 29 when he was first diagnosed with #dementia. The Caregivers Voice interviews him for #VOICESwithDementia and this young man's (and Silver Medal-Winning Special Olympian) remarks will surprise you. AWE-INSPIRING!
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