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Kathy Deinhardt Hill
In 2010, Kathy received a phone call from her parents’ best friend in Oregon. “You need to come and get them.” Thus started a nine-year journey, as Kathy moved her parents to Boise and became their primary caregiver. During those nine years, she learned the problems facing elderly dementia patients, their caregivers, and a community with few resources to help them.
We have plenty to talk about in this conversation.
With dementia, one size does not fit all.
There are effective strategies for dealing with dementia parents.
The problems with a “Place for Mom”—independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing homes. What’s good, what’s bad.
In home health care—
Hospice care—not what you think it is.
Stay out of the hospital if you can.
Case managers vs Care Managers
Making the decision not to treat…
Taking over the family—power of attorney, banking, social security, medicare…
What I would have done differently—a long list.
A Bittersweet Season by Jane Gross
Knocking on Heaven’s Door by Katy Butler
Dementia Reimagined by Tia Powell