The podcasts of the Caregiver Resource Network(CRN) were created by CRN members with the hope that community members might share some wisdom from experts in the area of aging.
We hope that you might listen and enjoy some of the podcasts while you travel or relax.
What is the difference between Alzheimer's disease and Dementia? Why is it that someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia can remember things that happened a long time ago but can't remember what happened a few minutes ago? If someone can't remember where they put my car keys does that mean that they have Alzheimer's disease? What are the warning signs of Alzheimer's disease? How is Alzheimer's disease diagnosed? What are some of the unique aspects of caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia? What would you say are the most significant challenges and rewards of this type of caregiving? Could you address some of the emotional aspects of caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia? What kinds of resources are available, for instance, from the Alzheimer's association?
Do Americans prefer to age in place even when they become debilitated? What are some of the rewards of aging in place? What are some of the benefits that accrue to the caregiver of someone aging in place? What are some of the dangers of someone aging in place? Where does one go for help in the caregiving process of someone aging in place? How does one obtain respite from caregiving? Are there web sites that give information about aging in place? Are there books that give information about aging in place? What specifically are some local agencies that can give assistance? What are the indications that would indicate that institutionalization might be needed, and if so, how does one determine a competent nursing facility? What is the future in American society in regard to older persons aging in place? What are some of the rewards of aging in place, and what are some of the benefits that accrue to the caregiver.
How does stress impact your ability to care? How does stress affect you physically? How does stress affect you emotionally? What are some simple things that you can do to reduce stress? Are there other forms of assistance that you can tap into? what kind of questions might help you to check yourself, to ensure that you are taking care of you?