alzheimers Articles
“Strap in for the Ride”
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 by Pamela R
In mylast post I mentionedthat I took a second placewin andtie in Vitas Healthcares Caregiving Story contest. You never know whereexperiences will lead you, but having been on this wild yetinteresting and loving journey called caregiving, it has made me all the better personfor h... Read more
It’s a Second Place Win for My Caregiving Story
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 by Pamela R
Everyone has a story and never would I have imagined that mine would include caregiving. But that wild, interesting, testing, most challenging, yet rewarding role has led me and is leading me to new places and on new adventures. Little could I have imagined it would not only lead... Read more
My Walk to End Alzheimer’s, NYC, October 18, 2015
Monday, December 7th, 2015 by Pamela R
This year was the first year that I participated in the Alzheimers Associations Walk to Remember in New York City. I was so excited to be walking in honor and memory of mother Susan Rivers and my Nana Reid. And though I had an excitement to be participating in this event, it was ... Read more
Caregivers: Share Your Experience for a Chance to Win a Spa Gift Card
Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by Pamela R
Thats right, you could win a Spa Gift Card courtesy of VITAS Healthcare. In 500 words or fewer, share with VITAS Healthcare the challenges and rewards, large and small, youve experienced while caring for a loved one. Tell us what no one knows about caregiving until they become a ... Read more
Another reason to love chocolate: Nestle raises its bet on potential $10 billion health business
Friday, October 16th, 2015 by Pamela R
I likechocolate and I like Nestles chocolate, can we say Snickers, but in the wheelhouse of serious news, it was quite interesting to read how Nestle is taking their company a step furtherinto nutritional therapy and developingopportunities in the new-product pipeline. TheNestle ... Read more
Susie’s Stars will Walk to End Alzheimer’s, please join or donate
Friday, September 11th, 2015 by Pamela R
Well Im finally walking the walk and I registered for the Walk to End Alzheimers in New York City on October 18th and I am Team Captain of Susies Stars in honor of my mom, Susan Ann Rivers. For a while I was on the fence about a name; wondering if I should includemy grandmothers Read more
Flashback Friday, Winner of Most Influential Caregivers 2013
Friday, September 4th, 2015 by Pamela R
Hello.I know its been a while and as Ive been planning, thinking, probably more thinking, and writing to-do lists and between yesterday and today whileupdatingto anew blog theme, it has been nice going down memory lane. I was recognized and WON, Most Influential Caregiver in 2013... Read more
~FIN~ goodbye Mom
Saturday, June 13th, 2015 by MissBert
My mom died June 7, 2015. Her cancer had briefly gotten a bit better in April around her 70th birthday, but then it came "roaring" per oncologist back over just a week, while she was undergoing chemotherapy. The last month of her life, she couldn't eat anymore and threw up consta... Read more
Dementia on Pinterest
Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 by MissBert
I'll be posting interesting things about dementia and Alzheimer's on Pinterest. See the sideboard or below. "Had a Dad" Alzheimer's Blog Read more
My mom has cancer
Saturday, October 25th, 2014 by MissBert
My mom has stage-4 ovarian cancer. I have no time to devote to this blog as it's taking all I have, and more, to give her the care she needs. She's not terminal at this point; the doctor believes she can live 5 years, but she first has to survive chemo, surgery, and more chemo, w... Read more
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