Claire Day joined me to share updates on how to manage a family member with dementia while worrying about coronavirus. Claire is Chief Program Officer for the Alzheimer’s Association Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter. Please let us know any questions you may have by sharing a comment in our comments section.

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Sharon Hall, who cares for her husband, and Nansi Gregor-Holt, RN, MSN, MPH, NP from UNC Neurology, answered questions about the coronavirus during their podcast which aired live on March 26. Listen to their discussion, below.

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Ellen Rogin, our wealthness expert, will talk out how we stay connect to our coping strategies when we’re faced with uncertain times. After listening to our show, via the player below, please share how you’re coping and what’s working for you. About Ellen Rogin, CPA, CFP® and Abundance Activist® Ellen has made her life’s work educating,…

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Theresa Wilbanks, Certified Caregiving Consultant™ and Certified Caregiving Educator™, joined me to talk out our plans for the unexpected, including the coronavirus. Theresa cares for her 98-year-old father and I help my 88-year-old father and 85-year-old mother. After listening to our episode, please share any insights or experiences in our comments section, below. Resources Family…

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Somehow, “Yes” seems to have disappeared, replaced by “No.” It’s what you say and what you hear. [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=21252089″ width=”100%” height=”200px” theme=”light” playlist=”false” playlist-continuous=”false” autoplay=”false” live-autoplay=”false” chapters-image=”true” episode-image-position=”right” hide-logo=”false” hide-likes=”false” hide-comments=”false” hide-sharing=”false” hide-download=”true”]

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The slip has somehow become the enemy. It’s not what I wear but I what I fear. Will my mom slip? [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=21222737″ width=”100%” height=”200px” theme=”light” playlist=”false” playlist-continuous=”false” autoplay=”false” live-autoplay=”false” chapters-image=”true” episode-image-position=”right” hide-logo=”false” hide-likes=”false” hide-comments=”false” hide-sharing=”false” hide-download=”true”]

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People will see your crisis and ask, “What do you need?” They may wonder about your response, which may be, “I don’t know.” [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=21141439″ width=”100%” height=”200px” theme=”light” playlist=”false” playlist-continuous=”false” autoplay=”false” live-autoplay=”false” chapters-image=”true” episode-image-position=”right” hide-logo=”false” hide-likes=”false” hide-comments=”false” hide-sharing=”false” hide-download=”true”]

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You can feel powerless to your caree’s pain and suffering. No matter what you do and how much you try, it can feel like you both live with a pain that hurts the body, the soul and the heart. [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=21117052″ width=”100%” height=”200px” theme=”light” playlist=”false” playlist-continuous=”false” autoplay=”false” live-autoplay=”false” chapters-image=”true” episode-image-position=”right” hide-logo=”false” hide-likes=”false” hide-comments=”false” hide-sharing=”false”…

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In caregiving, you focus on protecting your caree. If only you could protect your heart. So many disappointments pile up during a caregiving experience. [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=21033055″ width=”100%” height=”200px” theme=”light” playlist=”false” playlist-continuous=”false” autoplay=”false” live-autoplay=”false” chapters-image=”true” episode-image-position=”right” hide-logo=”false” hide-likes=”false” hide-comments=”false” hide-sharing=”false” hide-download=”true”]

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You may feel that you don’t belong in your life, a life you didn’t choose, a life you often wish would be replaced by the life you had, which is the life you want. How can you belong to a life that has changed so much that you don’t recognize it? [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=21005285″ width=”100%”…

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It’s the thought you can’t say but still feel: Someone got what you deserve. You didn’t get what you deserve because, well, you got caregiving. So another gets the good luck, the big break, the once-in-a-lifetime chance. You get to keep doing what you’re doing. [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=20950794″ width=”100%” height=”200px” theme=”light” playlist=”false” playlist-continuous=”false” autoplay=”false” live-autoplay=”false”…

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You’re waiting for the worst to happen so you can get on with it. You’re waiting for the sun to show up and take over those dark clouds. [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=20919148″ width=”100%” height=”200px” theme=”light” playlist=”false” playlist-continuous=”false” autoplay=”false” live-autoplay=”false” chapters-image=”true” episode-image-position=”right” hide-logo=”false” hide-likes=”false” hide-comments=”false” hide-sharing=”false” hide-download=”true”]  

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During caregiving, you wonder what you can show for your work. Despite your hard work, for instance, your caree still declines. [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=20897236″ width=”100%” height=”200px” theme=”light” playlist=”false” playlist-continuous=”false” autoplay=”false” live-autoplay=”false” chapters-image=”true” episode-image-position=”right” hide-logo=”false” hide-likes=”false” hide-comments=”false” hide-sharing=”false” hide-download=”true”]

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The worries and the stress are like loud noises that make concentrating an impossibility. How can read when your worries and stresses shout so loud at you? [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=20853836″ width=”100%” height=”200px” theme=”light” playlist=”false” playlist-continuous=”false” autoplay=”false” live-autoplay=”false” chapters-image=”true” episode-image-position=”right” hide-logo=”false” hide-likes=”false” hide-comments=”false” hide-sharing=”false” hide-download=”true”]

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