15 Practical, Positive Tips For Caregivers Of Dementia Patients

In almost every circumstance we go through a series of steps when we notice a change in ourselves, or our loved one.  First is

SUSPISION then, 

DENIAL

DIGONOSIS

SEARCH for answer or cure

ACCEPT reality, there is no cure

INFORM others

COMMUNICATE – ways to community with family, friends, doctors

SUPPORT TEAM learn to ASK and DELEGATE

BE PREPARED in advance

BECOME A STRONG ADVOCATE

LEARN TO COPE – crash tactics

LIVE IN THE MOMENT

PRACTICE SELF CARE  

FIND THE GIFTS in the experience

BE GRATEFUL – write a list

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Joy Golliver
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Joy@JoyGolliver.com
Author of "Self Care for Caregivers: The Most Important Person in the Experience is YOU!"
and "Self Care for Caregivers: 161 Tips to make your life easier."
I have co-authored: "Tips, Tools, and Resources for The Second Half of Life."
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The meaning of life is finding your gift.
The purpose of life is giving it away."

Joy Golliver