Did you know that Family Caregivers of BC has a professional who provides free 1:1 Caregiver Coaching appointments for family caregivers? [Read more…]
Book Review: Unique book offers a refreshing look at young onset Alzheimer’s Disease
Tangles: A Story about Alzheimer’s, my Mother and Me” by Sarah Leavitt has an unconventional format for such a serious topic. It’s a comic, which I think is its greatest asset. It takes a very difficult topic to digest and read about and breaks it down into bite-size pieces. The story is based on the author’s mother’s life with young onset Alzheimer’s disease. [Read more…]
You are in a work meeting and your cell phone vibrates. You ignore it. Two minutes later, it vibrates again. You check the number and see it’s your mother calling. Between meetings you call her back and she tells you she needs to go to a doctor’s appointment that afternoon. You wish that she had told you earlier so that you could make arrangements, but you know that she’s struggling with short-term memory loss and you want to support her. [Read more…]
Family Caregivers of BC is celebrating Family Caregiver Week in BC May 7-13, 2016.
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We invite you to share your own caregiving story by writing a few words and uploading a picture of you and/or your loved one. Visit our tree here.