Articles by ThirdAge Services professionals
Information and Guidance for the Caregivers
"What To Do When Alzheimer's Threatens to Tear Your Family Apart" An interview by Marie Marley with Carole Larkin. "Dealing with Alzheimer’s can bring out many strong emotions. As the disease progresses caregiving issues can often ignite or magnify [existing] family conflicts."
"Personhood -- Compassionate Dementia Care" Personhood in relation to dementia is recognizing the person with the disease as always being a person no matter what the disease has done to their minds.
"The Personal Nature of Personhood" A question about the article above and Carole's response.
Caring Conscientiously with a Medical Power of Attorney: A Power of Attorney whether it is for finances or health DOES NOT legally give the person with it the power to make decisions by themselves. It is a SHARING with the person with dementia.
"Why do people with dementia have trouble communicating?": The brain cells of people with dementia are dying in varying portions of their brains, so those portions no longer function like an undiseased brain does.
"The Logic Behind Alzheimer's Fear and Emotion": Understanding the logic underneath the illogic is one of the keys to more successful communication between persons living with Alzheimer's and those who care for them.
"Geriatric Care Managers - Could One Help You With Your Elderly Loved One?" by Marie Marley in the Huffington Post features Carole!
First in, last out . . . Last in, first out (Page 3 of Transitions)
Carole on Alzheimers Speaks radio on June 14 (2nd half of the show)
Alzheimer's Caregiver Help -- Local Area Agency on Agency by Carole Larkin on Alzheimer's Reading Room
Warning Signs of Decreased Driving Abilities in People Who Have Alzheimer’s (text version and Cinch audio)
How to Explain to Someone with Alzheimer's Disease That It Is Time to Stop Driving (text version and Cinch audio)
What to do when Alzheimer's Strikes by Carole Larkin
Alzheimer's Disease, Urinary Tract Infections, Urinary Incontinence, Poop (8 articles) by Carole Larkin and Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Caregiving and Medicaid by Carole Larkin on Alzheimer's Reading Room
Denial is Dangerous by Carole Larkin
Physical and Mental Health Information for Caregivers by Carole Larkin and Elaine Wiant