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judyscaregiver

las vegas, Nevada
I have been taking care of my mother since May of 2005. I guess the best way to understand the reason for my blog is to go back and read one of my very first posts Judy’s Dementia. I am also here to be a voice for other caregivers and to help with research and support for anyone taking care... Full Bio
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6 or 60 My Age Old Question by judyscaregiver Posted in: Blog Posts in Caregiving It’s been said that age is a mind set; that you are only as old as you feel. Well, with Judy that takes on an entirely new meaning. On any given day my mother’s mi ... Read on »
To stay sane you need to get a little crazy by judyscaregiver Posted in: Blog Posts in Caregiving To be a caregiver means to keep it together. You can’t be weak. You can’t break down. you cant loose it… ever. You have to be a mind reader and 2 steps ahead at all times. ... Read on »
How do I handle my moms questions without her reliving the loss of her husband? by judyscaregiver 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Caregiving My mother has dementia and I have been her caregiver for 4 years. My father passed away a few months after my mother got sick. She was at the funeral and seemed to go throug ... Read on »
Welcome to Judys Caregiver Blog by judyscaregiver Posted in: Blog Posts in Caregiving My goals are simple:           To share my mothers story with the world            To let caregivers know they are not alone          To ask questions and give ... Read on »
Fourth of July with Judy by judyscaregiver Posted in: Blog Posts in Caregiving Just a quick post to let everyone know that our hollliday went swimmingly. Mom had a lot of fun. Read on »
Should Classes for Caregivers be Mandatory by judyscaregiver Posted in: Blog Posts in Caregiving Yes, I was angry over the primetime show family secrets, But it wasn't the family I was upset with. I wasn't happy with how the caregiver handled his mom’s situation but I ... Read on »
Walk into any department store a ... by judyscaregiver Posted in: Blog Posts in Caregiving Walk into any department store and you are bombarded with the flashy and up to date fashions for young people desperately trying to stay in tune with the latest' s style. ... Read on »
I have these moments every now a ... by judyscaregiver Posted in: Blog Posts in Caregiving I have these moments every now and then. A few seconds where I see my mother how she was before. A smile. A look. A comment. It still amazes me how something so simple can ... Read on »
When my children were little, li ... by judyscaregiver Posted in: Blog Posts in Caregiving When my children were little, like all mothers, I carried everything with me. A diaper bag full of bottles, diapers, wipes, baby food, and pacifiers, lots of pacifiers.  ... Read on »
This simple but effective short ... by judyscaregiver Posted in: Blog Posts in Caregiving This simple but effective short film from Shelton films won 3 rd place in the youtube project: Direct 2007 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiRHyzjb5SI ... Read on »
... by judyscaregiver Posted in: Blog Posts in Caregiving      I am the type of person who believes you learn something new everyday. I just had no idea that when I became Judy’s care giver, these lessons would multiply. ... Read on »