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Care & Share

monthly blog posts featuring advice, life hacks, and encouragement for those caring for a loved one with memory loss

Book Recommendation – Before I Forget by Smith and Gasby

I am always interested in reading about dementia care from a different perspective. In Before I Forget, Dan Gasby and B. Smith bring us their perspectives as a man caring for his wife, a successful and active woman living with dementia, and an African American couple. Smith was a restaurateur, model, author, businesswoman, and television... Read more »

Emotional Rollercoaster

Do you like rollercoasters? I do! It’s the thrill. The ups, downs, and unexpected drops can be so fun… but also scary. As I have gotten older, my stomach likes rollercoasters less and less. What about the rollercoaster of caregiving? Do you like that? The emotional highs and lows, the unexpected changes, and new things... Read more »

Book Recommendation – Loving Someone Who Has Dementia by Pauline Boss

Loving Someone Who Has Dementia: How to Find Hope While Coping with Stress and Grief by Pauline Boss, Ph.D. is our Recommended Resource for the month. You can check it out from our resource library for free (call 901-854-1200). Working in the field of geriatrics (and specifically caring for individuals with dementia) I believe in... Read more »

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Subscribe to our monthly caregiver email, Caregiver Connection. At the first of each month, we’ll send you an email with a list of caregiver support groups and a Care & Share blog post.

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Support Groups

When you think “support groups,” you may think awkward, boring, sad, and scary. Our support groups are anything but! Join us for fun and informative caregiver support groups. Get your questions answered, learn, meet new friends, and have a great time. All are welcome.