POA’s -Power of Attorney’s

My dear friend has just gone through the POA “discussion” with her 93 yo mom.  Here is a good piece with lots of FAQ’s on this essential document.  (A Place for Mom

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Who Cares for the Caregivers?

Click here for this realistic perspective on the challenge of caregiving.  (NY Times, Jan 2017)

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Refreshing A Mother’s Memory with Love and Stories

This wonderful article appeared in today’s NY Times…I learned a new word relevant to dementia; metalucidity, thinking about your own clarity of mind.  (Refreshing a Mother’s Memory with Love and Stories,  by Jenny McPhee.)

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2nd Monday Support Group Meeting

Eldercare Support Group
Monday, January 9, 7 p.m.
Are you a caregiver for someone in their “wisdom years?” Join us in Fellowship Hall where we will share our stories, learn helpful information, and support one another.
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Fit 2 Drive?

Driving is a HUGE dilemma as we face the challenges of aging parents. Here is how your physician may be able to help you navigate (sorry…bad pun!) this challenge.  Fit2Drive App  (from A Place for Mom Blog)

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November Support Meeting

Supporting Supporters will meet Monday evening, November 14, at 7PM in the Garden Room at APC.  For details contact Martha Frutchey (marthafrutchey@bellsouth.net or Dr. Jo Anderson (jo@alpharettapres.com).

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Knowing When to Call in Help

From the past few weeks in the Huffington Post, this series of articles identifies important ideas about knowing when and how to call in extra support.

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