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The dementia journey: Caregivers Voices

There have been moments when Joanne McNutt wished her mother, Marie Kacevychius, had cancer instead of dementia. “With my dad, with cancer, the appointments were there, the doctors were there, the care was there, the home care, everything,” she says. “Everything was a...

Do you think of yourself as a Carer?

Do you think of yourself as a Carer? Here's an excerpt from my forthcoming handbook. Dementia: A Practical Handbook for Working People Caring for a Loved One. Caring can creep up on you, little by little and you find you are doing more and more for your Loved One. It...

Early discussions Families and relationships are complex.

Are you Working and Caring? Do you cope well? Here’s an excerpt from my Handbook “Dementia: A Practical Handbook for Working People Caring for a Loved One”. Leave me a comment below if you’d like to know the publication dates for the ebook and printed versions. Early...

Does this Business Manager sound like you?

Does this Business Manager sound like you?

“Managing a team of people in a business can be a challenge at the best of times. Over the past year or so I’ve had several experienced members of staff needing to take time off at short notice or over long periods, to sort out Care for their Relatives. It’s usually...

Do Your Staff Leave to Care For Their Elderly Relatives?

Do Your Staff Leave to Care For Their Elderly Relatives?

I’ve met 3 businesses in the past week where a senior member of staff (all women in their 50’s) has left to Care for an elderly parent. The impact has been considerable in different ways. The staff member has lost their income, maybe their own sense of identity and is...

Get Your Life & Work Back on Track

Get Your Life & Work Back on Track

Sometime Life throws us a curved ball – and usually when we least expect it. Sometimes it hits us out of the blue. Sometimes it creeps up on us – we know something isn’t quite right but we can’t put our finger on what it is. This can be what happens with older...