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Training Frontline Caregivers Essential to Care

A few years back, I had a chance to go through a rigorous caregiver’s experience by attending “Dementia Boot Camp.” Though I felt I was as good a caregiver to the multiple elders in my family as I could be, this experience, which through a combination of high and low tech methods threw me into the world of helplessness that dementia patients feel, was life changing. 

For those who want a look into how their loved ones who are extremely vulnerable must feel, read Dementia Boot Camp Part 1 and Dementia Boot Camp Part 2. By doing so you will travel the road with me  as I fumbled my way through a mind-boggling experience of feeling utterly unable to help myself, even though I knew I could stop the experiment at any time.

Read more about the value of frontline caregivers to our loved ones:

Purchase Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories – paperback or ebook


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