-Create a Facebook Fundraiser in honor of your loved one (or yourself!) -Challenge friends to set a walking goal for the month of June and ask that they donate a dollar (or ten!) for every mile they walk. -Host a social distancing dinner fundraiser: get takeout delivered to your friends and eat together over Zoom.…

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An essay written by one of our caregivers, with permission.             The late afternoon sun floats through thin blinds onto the fuzzy blue blanket that almost covers my husband Peter and me as we lie side by side on his narrow hospital bed. His 15-D black Velcro shoes stick out of the covering at the…

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Those of you who have attended our Caregiver Connections education classes have heard the advice, “Don’t argue.” Of course, this is easier said than done, as we all like to be right. When we hear someone say something that does not align with our beliefs or truths, the inclination is to correct that person. My…

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Written by a Memory Center Charlotte caregiver, who wished to remain anonymous due to the sensitive nature of this piece. We appreciate such an honest portrait of a difficult transition, it is so valuable for others to learn from those who are experiencing this first-hand. ______________________________________________________________________________ Sobbing noises woke me up in the middle of…

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December. The month carries with it a host of emotions. For some it brings to mind cozy family gatherings, stirring up nostalgia of past family holidays. But sometimes a feeling of sadness can sneak up on us this time of year. This can be magnified if you are a caregiver of someone with chronic illness,…

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September 29th9am – 2pmMyers Park Methodist Church Featuring Keynote Speaker, Kim CampbellIn 2011, when Glenn Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Kim and her children courageously decided to share his battle with the disease. Kim now focuses on spending quality time with Glen and raising awareness for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers. Topics & Speakers Gender…

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