“Doing Good” What Services Does a Caregiver Need

Melanie became a caregiver “all of a sudden”.  It started two years ago when her tech savvy husband couldn’t use the TV remote control. At 77, he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Things have changed dramatically since then. Now, much of what he says doesn’t make any sense. In addition, he fractured his hip and is unsteady on his feet.  He can’t be left alone.  It has been a huge adjustment for Melanie. She was desperately looking for hired help at home and found a person who was compassionate, skilled, and dedicated.  She was thrilled. […]