What They Didn't Tell Me About Caregiving

What They Didn't Tell Me About Caregiving

By Caregiver Partnership
This podcast provides inspiring and insightful stories of people caring for family members living with a neurological disease amid the demands of their own lives. These episodes have been created with the financial support of Novartis, and are brought to you by Parkinson Canada, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and the Alzheimer Society of Canada. We encourage you to listen, share, comment, and connect with any of these organizations for more information and support.
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What They Didn't Tell Me About Caregiving - Paul's Story
In this first episode, we'll hear from Paul, a caregiver for his father who lives with Parkinson’s disease. We’ll hear about his transition to becoming a live-in caregiver, his thoughts on the importance of self-care and how to preserve the dignity of the person you are caring for.  What They Didn't Tell Me About Caregiving is brought to you by Parkinson Canada, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and the Alzheimer Society of Canada and has been created with the financial support of Novartis.
25:50
April 7, 2020
What They Didn't Tell Me About Caregiving - April's Story
In this second episode we will hear from April, who married a person with multiple sclerosis, and ultimately became his caregiver. We’ll hear from April about how she handled that change in her relationship, along with her thoughts on co-ordinating care, dealing with the feelings of guilt,  and the invisibility that caregivers can experience.  What They Didn't Tell Me About Caregiving is brought to you by Parkinson Canada, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and the Alzheimer Society of Canada and has been created with the financial support of Novartis. 
19:04
April 7, 2020
What They Didn't Tell Me About Caregiving - Kathleen's Story
In this third episode, we'll hear from Kathleen. Kathleen is a caregiver to her mom, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll listen to Kathleen talk about her care journey, touching on how she came to terms with the breadth of Alzheimer’s, the grief that comes as the person you care for declines, and the importance of patience and self-care.  What They Didn't Tell Me About Caregiving is brought to you by Parkinson Canada, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and the Alzheimer Society of Canada and has been created with the financial support of Novartis.
30:58
April 7, 2020