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Welcome to our blog, Success Seeker!

Our mission is to teach you the skills you need to simplify your caregiving journey.

We teach using practical and proven techniques, with an emphasis on how we can still make our lives easier, despite a dementia diagnosis, and find contentment in our journey.

Please read and share this blog with like-minded families who are dealing with dementia, and might be struggling.

You can choose your path and have increased ease, even during this time.

We will show you how.

How To Maintain Your Own Health and Well-being as a Caregiver

How To Maintain Your Own Health and Well-being as a Caregiver

This episode provides valuable insights into maintaining your health and well-being while caring for a loved one with dementia. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

January 08, 202427 min read

Soaring High in Dementia Care: Embracing the Journey with Understanding and Empathy

Soaring High in Dementia Care: Embracing the Journey with Understanding and Empathy

In an innovative approach, this episode introduces the airplane analogy to demystify dementia care. Imagine dementia care as an airplane journey, where every part of the plane represents a different a... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Baffled Brain

January 05, 202412 min read

How to Know What to Do First When Someone Is Diagnosed with Dementia

How to Know What to Do First When Someone Is Diagnosed with Dementia

This episode reminds us that these feelings are normal and encourages listeners to take a moment to breathe and process this new reality. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

January 04, 202424 min read

How to Manage Dementia-Related Anxiety During the New Year

How to Manage Dementia-Related Anxiety During the New Year

This episode offers a holistic approach to managing dementia-related anxiety. It combines practical strategies, a focus on self-care for caregivers, and the importance of a supportive community. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

January 01, 202425 min read

The Dementia Made Simple Framework

The Dementia Made Simple Framework

The "Dementia Made Simple" framework offers a fresh perspective on understanding dementia by using the analogy of an airplane. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Baffled Brain

December 29, 20239 min read

The Truth About Dementia: Debunking Myths and Providing Solutions

The Truth About Dementia: Debunking Myths and Providing Solutions

In this episode, we've tackled myths and provided actionable solutions for dementia care. It's a journey that requires understanding, compassion, and a proactive approach. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Baffled Brain

December 28, 202317 min read

How to Understand Getting a Diagnosis of Dementia

How to Understand Getting a Diagnosis of Dementia

This episode into how faith, especially during the festive season of Christmas, can offer a unique perspective and solace to those facing the challenges of a dementia diagnosis.. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

December 25, 202311 min read

Navigating Dementia Care with Compassion and Understanding

Navigating Dementia Care with Compassion and Understanding

This episode offers invaluable insights into this challenging journey, blending professional expertise with personal experiences. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

December 22, 202346 min read

3 Tips on How To Engage A Person With Dementia In Activities During Christmas

3 Tips on How To Engage A Person With Dementia In Activities During Christmas

Christmas is a time of joy and family gatherings. But, when caring for a loved one with dementia, how can you make this season special for them too? ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

December 21, 20233 min read

How to Communicate with a Person with Dementia During the Holidays

How to Communicate with a Person with Dementia During the Holidays

In this episode, we'll explore three key tips to enhance communication and make the holiday season more enjoyable for everyone involved. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

December 18, 20234 min read

3 Tips for Caregiving at Home During Christmas

3 Tips for Caregiving at Home During Christmas

Holiday times can be overwhelming for caregivers and those with dementia. Establishing a holiday routine calendar can help maintain a sense of normalcy. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

December 14, 20233 min read

How to Prepare New Dementia Caregivers for the Journey Ahead

How to Prepare New Dementia Caregivers for the Journey Ahead

Dementia caregiving is a unique journey that many embark on, often unexpectedly. Realizing and accepting the role of a caregiver is the first step towards a proactive approach. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

December 11, 20234 min read

Helping Families Build Lasting Relationships While Navigating Dementia

Helping Families Build Lasting Relationships While Navigating Dementia

In this insightful episode, we join Lizette Cloete, a seasoned occupational therapist, as she sheds light on the concept of retrogenesis in dementia. This approach provides a deeper understanding of d... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

December 08, 20233 min read

Beyond Burnout: How to Stress Less in Dementia Caregiving

Beyond Burnout: How to Stress Less in Dementia Caregiving

In this episode opens with eye-opening statistics about the challenges faced by unpaid caregivers, including the extensive hours of assistance they provide and the emotional toll it takes, often leadi... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

December 07, 20233 min read

Dementia With Grace: Insights To Elevate Your Quality Of Life

Dementia With Grace: Insights To Elevate Your Quality Of Life

In this episode, we dove deep into the heart of dementia caregiving, shedding light on how to better understand and connect with our loved ones as they navigate this complex condition. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

December 04, 202323 min read

Is "Therapeutic Lying" A Good Way To Help Challenging Dementia Behaviors?

Is "Therapeutic Lying" A Good Way To Help Challenging Dementia Behaviors?

Have you ever found yourself wondering if there's a more compassionate way to handle the complex behaviors associated with dementia? If so, you're not alone. Let's dive into a recent podcast episode t... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

November 30, 202322 min read

What are "Challenging" Dementia Behaviors and How to Fix Them

What are "Challenging" Dementia Behaviors and How to Fix Them

In this episode, we explore the complex issue of challenging behaviors in dementia care. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

November 27, 202325 min read

Unlocking the Key to Successful Caregiving

Unlocking the Key to Successful Caregiving

In this special bonus episode, we delve into the heartfelt topic of supporting family caregivers of individuals with dementia. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

November 23, 202347 min read

3 Ways to be Thankful in Dementia Caregiving

3 Ways to be Thankful in Dementia Caregiving

In this episode, we delve into the notion of feeling grateful for a dementia diagnosis. It may appear paradoxical at first, but we explore the ways in which we can discover gratitude in the midst of t... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

November 23, 20239 min read

How to Manage Dementia Caregiver Guilt and the Holidays

How to Manage Dementia Caregiver Guilt and the Holidays

Today on our program, we're diving into a topic that I haven't delved into much before: caregiver guilt during the holidays. To understand this concept better, I did some research, and here's what I f... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

November 20, 202317 min read

4 Courageous Plans for Effective Dementia Care

4 Courageous Plans for Effective Dementia Care

In this episode of "Dementia Caregiving for Families," Lizette discusses the four possible plans for individuals living with dementia, addressing the lack of conversation and clarity surrounding these... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

November 20, 202317 min read

Beyond Overwhelm: A New Path in Dementia Care

Beyond Overwhelm: A New Path in Dementia Care

In this episode of Dementia Caregiving for Families, I open up about my unexpected journey into caregiving for my dad. As a therapist, I never anticipated being thrown into this role, and the news of ... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

November 20, 202320 min read

Why Does Working Memory Matter For My Loved One With Dementia?

Why Does Working Memory Matter For My Loved One With Dementia?

Working memory is crucial for individuals with dementia because it plays a central role in daily functioning and cognitive processes. This cognitive function enables the temporary storage and manipula... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

November 15, 20233 min read

Take Off: Families Navigating Dementia Care Together

Take Off: Families Navigating Dementia Care Together

In the Dementia Caregiving for Families Podcast, we delve into the important topic of improving the quality of life for individuals living with dementia and the caregivers who support them. With my ba... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

November 13, 20232 min read

Dementia, Power of Attorney and Guardianship: What Do You Need to Know

Dementia, Power of Attorney and Guardianship: What Do You Need to Know

Dementia, Power of Attorney and Guardianship: What Do You Need to Know. How to navigate the legal and ethical considerations of caring for loved ones with dementia. Learn how to make informed decision... ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

November 09, 20235 min read

The Ultimate Guide To Communicating With A Loved One With Dementia Who Mumbles

The Ultimate Guide To Communicating With A Loved One With Dementia Who Mumbles

Unlock effective communication with a mumbling loved one with dementia using this comprehensive guide. Learn essential techniques to connect and understand them better. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

November 02, 20233 min read

Coping with Moms Dementia When She Accuses You of Stealing

Coping with Moms Dementia When She Accuses You of Stealing

Discover compassionate strategies for dealing with your mother's dementia-related accusations of theft. Learn how to maintain a loving relationship while providing care and support during this challen... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

October 30, 20233 min read

How Choosing To Be A Caregiver Helps To Be A Successful Caregiver

How Choosing To Be A Caregiver Helps To Be A Successful Caregiver

Discover how embracing the role of a caregiver can lead to success in providing compassionate and effective care. Learn the profound impact of choosing caregiving as a path to fulfillment and how it c... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

October 26, 20233 min read

It Is Hard Watching Someone You Love Decline

It Is Hard Watching Someone You Love Decline

Watching someone you love decline can be emotionally challenging and heartbreaking. Discover ways to cope with the difficult journey of witnessing a loved one's health deteriorate. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

October 23, 20234 min read

Full Code Or DNR? That Is The Question

Full Code Or DNR? That Is The Question

Helping seniors with dementia make crucial healthcare decisions: Explore the dilemma of Full Code or DNR in this informative guide. Learn how to navigate this complex choice with compassion and unders... ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

October 19, 20234 min read

Why My Parent With Dementia Is Always Late Or Always Angry

Why My Parent With Dementia Is Always Late Or Always Angry

Discover the reasons behind your parent's punctuality struggles and mood swings due to dementia. Find insights and solutions to better understand and support them in their daily life. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

October 15, 20234 min read

8 Ways Caregivers Can Help  Improve the Safety of Loved Ones with Dementia Who are Wandering or Sundowning

8 Ways Caregivers Can Help Improve the Safety of Loved Ones with Dementia Who are Wandering or Sundowning

Enhance safety for wandering or sundowning dementia patients with caregiver support. Learn effective strategies for your loved one's well-being. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

October 11, 202315 min read

Why Having Your Parent With Dementia Help With Cooking, Baking, Or Barbecuing Is Good For Them

Why Having Your Parent With Dementia Help With Cooking, Baking, Or Barbecuing Is Good For Them

Learn how to assist a parent with dementia in the kitchen, whether it's cooking, baking, or barbecuing, to ensure their safety and enjoyment. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

October 11, 20234 min read

Why Having Your Parent With Dementia Help With Their Bathing And Dressing Is Good For Them

Why Having Your Parent With Dementia Help With Their Bathing And Dressing Is Good For Them

Discover compassionate ways to assist your parent with dementia in bathing and dressing, ensuring their comfort and dignity. Take action today for their well-being. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

October 08, 20233 min read

Why Having Your Parent With Dementia Be Independent With Eating And Drinking Is Good For Them

Why Having Your Parent With Dementia Be Independent With Eating And Drinking Is Good For Them

Empower your parent with dementia to maintain independence in eating and drinking. Discover how to support them with care ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

October 05, 20233 min read

Why Having Your Parent With Dementia Help With Their Grooming Is Good For Them

Why Having Your Parent With Dementia Help With Their Grooming Is Good For Them

Discover why involving your parent with dementia in their grooming routine can have positive effects on their well-being. Learn how to provide compassionate care and maintain their dignity. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

October 02, 20234 min read

Why Having Your Parent With Dementia Help With Their Toileting Is Good For Them

Why Having Your Parent With Dementia Help With Their Toileting Is Good For Them

Explore our comprehensive guide on dementia care and find practical tips for providing compassionate support to your loved one. Start enhancing their quality of life today! ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

September 28, 20234 min read

Why Having Your Parent Help With Their Self-care Is Important For Their Brain

Why Having Your Parent Help With Their Self-care Is Important For Their Brain

Learn why parental self-care is vital for brain health, explore tips for maintaining well-being. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

September 25, 20234 min read

How To Help Your Loved One With Dementia Take A Bath

How To Help Your Loved One With Dementia Take A Bath

Discover practical tips and strategies for helping your loved one with dementia take a bath comfortably and with dignity.. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

September 21, 20234 min read

How To Set-up A Bedrail To Assist Mobility

How To Set-up A Bedrail To Assist Mobility

Discover easy and effective senior bed rail solutions for safety and comfort. Click here to learn more about senior bed rail options and improve your loved one's quality of life. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

September 18, 20235 min read

Make Your Living Room Senior-Friendly

Make Your Living Room Senior-Friendly

Transform your living room into a senior-friendly space with our expert tips. Ensure safety and comfort for your loved ones. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

September 14, 20234 min read

Making Your Bathroom Senior-Friendly: A Guide to Quick and Affordable Modifications

Making Your Bathroom Senior-Friendly: A Guide to Quick and Affordable Modifications

Make your bathroom senior-friendly with our expert tips & products. Enhance safety & comfort for seniors in your home. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

September 11, 20235 min read

Coping with Mom’s Dementia When She Accuses You of Stealing

Coping with Mom’s Dementia When She Accuses You of Stealing

Learn how to navigate the challenging journey of coping with your mom's dementia, especially when she accuses you of stealing. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

September 07, 20234 min read

Debunking the Myth: Is Home-Based Dementia Care Really Possible?

Debunking the Myth: Is Home-Based Dementia Care Really Possible?

Discover if home-based dementia care is truly feasible. Explore options, benefits, and challenges in providing quality care for loved ones. ...more

Daughters of Dementia ,Podcast

September 04, 20235 min read

Forgetful or Memory Deficit: Unpacking the Real Difference and How It Relates to Dementia

Forgetful or Memory Deficit: Unpacking the Real Difference and How It Relates to Dementia

Memory deficit due to dementia can disrupt daily life. Learn about causes, symptoms, and coping strategies. ...more

Mild Cognitive Impairment ,Podcast

August 28, 20234 min read

Driving with Dementia: A Guide for Families

Driving with Dementia: A Guide for Families

Understanding driving challenges in dementia: risks, signs, and alternatives. Stay informed for safer roads amidst cognitive decline. ...more

Families ,Mild Dementia &Podcast

August 14, 20233 min read

Best Smart Tech for Seniors Living Alone with Mild Dementia

Best Smart Tech for Seniors Living Alone with Mild Dementia

Learn about the game-changing influence of Age Tech and Smart Tech within the Invisible Caregiver Revolution. ...more

Families ,Mild Cognitive Impairment &Mild Dementia

August 10, 202314 min read

Cognitive Decline: What You Need to Know

Cognitive Decline: What You Need to Know

Combat cognitive decline with our effective solutions. Reclaim mental sharpness & vitality today. Take charge of your brain health now! ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia &Podcast

July 24, 20233 min read

Dementia and Mumbled Speech: Three Strategies for Improved Communication

Dementia and Mumbled Speech: Three Strategies for Improved Communication

Enhance communication with individuals with dementia using three effective strategies for improved understanding and connection. ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia &Podcast

July 17, 20233 min read

Navigating Dementia: Unpacking Eating Habits, Sleep Disruptions, and Weight Loss

Navigating Dementia: Unpacking Eating Habits, Sleep Disruptions, and Weight Loss

Learn the practical strategies for navigating eating habits, sleep disruptions, and weight loss in individuals with dementia. Read more. ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

July 10, 20233 min read

Fostering Joy and Independence: Navigating Independence Day with Dementia in the Family

Fostering Joy and Independence: Navigating Independence Day with Dementia in the Family

Discover strategies and tips for navigating Independence Day with a family member who has dementia. Learn how to foster joy and independence while ensuring a safe and enjoyable celebration. ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

July 03, 202310 min read

Driving and Dementia: The Unseen Risks When You Don't Take The Keys

Driving and Dementia: The Unseen Risks When You Don't Take The Keys

This article sheds light on the unseen risks that arise when individuals with dementia refuse to relinquish their car keys. Gain insight into the significance of addressing this issue and explore alte... ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia Mild Cognitive Impairment &Mild Dementia

June 28, 20238 min read

Braving the Legal Labyrinth: Unraveling the Hidden Aspects of Dementia Caregiving

Braving the Legal Labyrinth: Unraveling the Hidden Aspects of Dementia Caregiving

Discover the hidden legal issues, rights, and challenges faced by caregivers, and gain valuable insights to navigate the intricate legal landscape of dementia care. ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

June 26, 202310 min read

From High-Tech to Low-Tech: Tools Every Dementia Caregiver Needs to Know

From High-Tech to Low-Tech: Tools Every Dementia Caregiver Needs to Know

Discover essential tools for dementia caregivers in our comprehensive guide. From high-tech solutions to simple low-tech aids, learn how these tools can enhance your caregiving experience and improve ... ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

June 19, 20239 min read

Understanding Recognition Challenges: Why My Mother with Dementia Doesn't Recognize Her Daughter

Understanding Recognition Challenges: Why My Mother with Dementia Doesn't Recognize Her Daughter

Gain insights into the complex nature of dementia and its impact on cognitive recognition abilities. Discover effective strategies and support for individuals facing this condition. Read more. ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

June 15, 20233 min read

Harmony in Memory: How Music Connects Us to Loved Ones with Dementia

Harmony in Memory: How Music Connects Us to Loved Ones with Dementia

Unlock the power of music therapy for dementia care! Discover how soothing melodies can positively impact the mind and well-being of individuals with dementia. Explore our fresh approach to enhancing ... ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

June 12, 20238 min read

Dementia's Hidden Symptom: The Evolution of Humor Through the Dementia Journey

Dementia's Hidden Symptom: The Evolution of Humor Through the Dementia Journey

Discover expert tips and practical strategies for navigating holidays with loved ones with dementia. Create meaningful moments, celebrate joyfully, and keep your parents with dementia at home. Find su... ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

June 06, 20237 min read

Will I Forget My Loved Ones? Insights from a Dementia Specialist

Will I Forget My Loved Ones? Insights from a Dementia Specialist

Discover insights from a dementia specialist on the potential impact of memory loss and forgetting loved ones. Gain a deeper understanding of the factors involved and learn about strategies to help na... ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

June 01, 20233 min read

Creating Lasting Memories: Celebrating Memorial Day with Loved Ones with Dementia

Creating Lasting Memories: Celebrating Memorial Day with Loved Ones with Dementia

Discover expert tips and practical strategies for navigating holidays with loved ones with dementia. Create meaningful moments, celebrate joyfully, and keep your parents with dementia at home. Find su... ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

May 29, 20237 min read

Unmasking Dementia: Unveiling the Signs and Journey of Cognitive Decline

Unmasking Dementia: Unveiling the Signs and Journey of Cognitive Decline

Discover the signs and explore the journey of cognitive decline in dementia. Unmasking Dementia takes you on a compelling exploration of the progressive symptoms and challenges faced by individuals ex... ...more

Families ,Daughters of Dementia

May 25, 20233 min read

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