Patricia Gorman Williams has been a dementia care partner twice in her life. She shares her story almost 6 months to the day after beloved husband's passing, to try and reach people who may have a deep mistrust or hesitation when it comes to getting outside support.
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Kristen Henley always knew she wanted to work with older adults. Her mother was a private caregiver growing up, so she’d often interact with this population and gained respect for their wisdom and life experience early on. With awareness of diseases like Alzheimer’s and other dementias, Kristen was excited when a position opened at Alzheimer’s San Diego for the role of Clinical Care Coach.
For someone caring for a person with memory loss, each year comes with emotional markers. Valentine's Day is the next milestone coming up. The problem with this holiday is there is not a recognition of the turmoil that exists in celebrating this love, the strife and struggle, and the ups and downs of dementia.