Caregivers Need Support Too

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Many feeling pass through the minds of families who’ve had an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. While some are not ashamed of the disease, others have no idea what to expect, while a select few know they could handle what was coming next.

Watch and listen to these amazing caregivers to people with dementia, discuss what pushes them to provide a better way of living for their loved ones and where they find support and refuge when things get tough. Hear where these caregivers find information about caring for an individuals with dementia, how they obtain home care and in-house assistance, and access helpful programs. There will be bumps along the way but there is always a solution or support for caregivers!

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Allison Espiritu graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor's degree in journalism. For five years she worked as a reporter focused on local government, schools, and community news at a number of Washington publications such as the Seattle Times, Ballard News Tribune, West Seattle Herald, and Snoqualmie Valley Record. She began working at GreaterGood in 2012, progressing to the position of Web Content Program Manager.