My Time in DC with USAgainst Alzheimer’s By Kamaria Moore-Hollis

December 26, 2016

Guest Blogger: Kamaria Moore-Hollis, family caregiver Recently I attended the USAgainst Alzheimer’s conference in Washington DC. One of the focuses of the summit was ways in which Alzheimer’s affects women and communities of color, and I was invited to attend, network and share my experience. When my husband and I first arrived and attended the […]

Genius Of Caring Portrait Provides Glimpse Into The Painful Toll Of Alzheimer’s

June 15, 2016

Guest blogger: Stephanie Monroe, Director AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer’s Network Original Post For those of us who work with patients and in advocacy, a common occupational hazard is to speak of people with serious illnesses in the collective sense. That’s easy to do in discussing Alzheimer’s disease because the overall statistics are so jarring – more than five […]

POV Remembers Pam White, Who Shared Her Journey through Alzheimer’s with the World

June 13, 2016

POV Original Post Pam has been in the later stages of Alzheimer’s over the last year and, on June 6th, died peacefully at home with her family sitting by her side. POV extends our heartfelt condolences to Pam’s family and all of her loved ones. “Pamela Steele White, gifted therapist and beloved mother, wife, and […]

Finding Strength in Caregiving by Kamaria Moore

May 19, 2016

Watch Kamaria’s personal introduction to our new Caregiver Portrait featuring her and her mother Mary: Watch Kamaria’s full Portrait here.   Guest blogger: Kamaria Moore Hi everyone, My name is Kamaria Moore and I am the primary caregiver for my mother, Mary. She was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimers at 58, when I was 28. She is now […]

Is it a Crime? by Jacob Edward

December 9, 2015

Guest Blogger Jacob Edward is the founder of Senior Planning. Senior Planning is a free service dedicated to helping seniors plan for long term care, apply for benefits, and find the best possible care options for their unique situations. Is it a crime to put your loved one into a memory care facility? No. The […]

Funny Faces, Favorite Songs – could she tell it was me behind the tears?

November 25, 2015

Guest Blogger Melissa Smith Original Post Once buzzed in, I walked past the fish tank on the left when an unusually foul smell assaulted me from the bathroom tucked to the right of the corridor and revealed a half naked woman wrestling with a caregiver. I moved quickly through the next room where Audrey Hepburn […]

The Continuous Nightmare by Megan Norton

November 25, 2015

Guest Blogger: Megan Norton It was the day… my life would change forever. The day was sweltering and you could see the beads of sweat dripping from my skin. “Friends” was on the television . I was the happiest person ever, it was a Friday and we were going to my best friend’s house for […]

My wife lost her ability to care for our children.

November 25, 2015

Guest Blogger Brian Norton Original Post Again I find there is so much to say but still not sure how much to reveal in an effort to protect Amy and the kids. My thought for today was to give a history of how things have progressed over the last few years. I am struggling, how […]

Speaking Out Changes the Voice of Alzheimer’s by Jean Lee

November 2, 2015

Guest blogger Jean Lee Caregivers. We are all caregivers. As humans we care for one another, or we should. Most especially, we care for those close to us. As a youth I loved and respected my parents, a form of caring for them in my child-like way. As a young wife and mom, I cared […]

Coming Out and Pushing Back Against Alzheimer’s, Part Two by Joan Brunwasser & Elaine Reisman

October 30, 2015

Guest Bloggers Joan Brunwasser & Elaine Reisman February 10, 2014 OP-ED News Post You can read more about Elaine and Bernie’s story here on The Genius of Caring site. Welcome back for the conclusion of my interview with Elaine S. Reisman. Elaine’s husband Bernie suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease for the last sixteen years of his life.  Before we broke, we […]

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