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Maslow’s Gold Standard of Dementia Care

  There are no absolutes in dementia care. The dementia landscape is too variable to treat everyone who travels it the same. There is no way we could devise a one-size-fits-all framework that gives providers and caregivers a standardized approach ...

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Sunny In My Shadow

I recently won third place in Bethesda Magazine’s essay writing contest.  I thought I’d share this bit of motherly prose with you.  Published with the permission of my beautiful daughter, Sunny. ***   You know I get you, right? I ...

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Are You A High Striker?

  If you are a caregiver to anybody- an infant, a child, a spouse, a parent- you have probably felt inadequate and incompetent at times. Perhaps you have fallen victim to the misconception that caregivers should always be good at ...

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If You Sprinkle When You Tinkle…

A Universal Issue One of the most common complaints I hear from caregivers about men- men who may or may not have dementia- is that they frequently miss the toilet when urinating, and even the best potty seat and chair ...

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