Caregiving Tips for Aging Parents – Video Interview with AARP Ambassador Tony Taguba

Caregiving Tips for Aging Parents – Video Interview with AARP Ambassador Tony Taguba

https://youtu.be/SrpZbETwjMY If you are a caregiver or family caregiver worried about your elderly parents and their desire to age in place, this is an episode you will not want to miss. Retired General Tony Taguba shares his experiences with at home senior care for his parents which was their first choice in home care. We talk about respite care, parent…
Alzheimer’s Disease and Family Caregiving Strategies

Alzheimer’s Disease and Family Caregiving Strategies

  No one ever wants to get the diagnosis for Alzheimer's Disease.   When my dad was diagnosed in 2016 for frontotemporal dementia, it was a mixture of overwhelm (we have been caring for our mom since 2001 who had a stroke and now has Parkinson's), sadness, anxiety and frustration.   But there was also some relief since we were able to…
My Mother’s Cancer Journey

My Mother’s Cancer Journey

My Story - My mom was diagnosed with cancer in the September of 2015. It all started on vacation in California, playing with her grandkids when they discovered she couldn’t see out of her right eye. At first we were surprised and amused how funny grandma didn’t noticed that. Her eye doctor had diagnosed that she had cataracts prior so…
The Powerful Value of Ending Well

The Powerful Value of Ending Well

My Story - In March 2010, when my partner Graham turned 50, he was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer. At the time I was living in NYC, he lived in San Francisco. As a fiercely independent person, he refused to change his life or routine due to cancer. So for most of 2010, despite undergoing a round of aggressive…