We are please to announce that the Alzheimer's Reading Room and Bob DeMarco have won the WEGO Health award for Best Blog.
From WEGO Health
"Bob’s blog is the number one source of information in Alzheimer’s care, dementia care, and for the care of dementia patients. The Alzheimer’s Reading Room has been the winner of numerous awards, including the 2016 WEGO Health Award Best Blog, and has been ranked number one in its category for 5 straight years by Healthline."
WEGO Health is a network of over 100,000 health advocates, influencers and experts - helping others and transforming healthcare.
Listen to the podcast below.
In the podcast you will learn more about my underlying philosophy of effective caregiviing, and get insight into how I learned to better understand, cope; and then, how to communicate with a person living with Alzheimer's.
You can listen to the entire podcast or go directly to the sections listed below to listen.
2:06 - Bob tells a story about his transition to "Alzheimer’s World"
6:54 - How “Taking a Step to the Left” improved his relationship as a caregiver for his mom
8:04 - The importance of identifying patterns of behavior to improve and change behavior
12:30 In order to deal effectively with the behavior caused by Alzheimer's I had to build a parallel life, then everything became normal
Why People with Dementia Switch Back to the Past
The Frightened, Angry, Anxious, Mean Dementia Patient
Communicating in Alzheimer's World
Changing Patterns of Behavior in Dementia Patients
Dementia care meet meanness with kindness
Repetitive Questions and Learning How to Communicate Effectively with a Person Living with Dementia
3 Ways to Redirect a Dementia Patient and Embrace Reality
Alzheimer's Anger, Frustration, and Agitation
How to Get Answers To Your Questions About Alzheimer's and Dementia
Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room (ARR). Bob is an expert speaker, educator, and influencer in the Alzheimer's and Dementia Community worldwide.
The Alzheimer's Reading Room contains more than 5,000 articles and has been published daily since July, 2009.
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Richard Bucky Buckwalter
Congratulations!! I enjoy reading your posts!! Have been helpful to me as a caregiver for my wife with Alzheimer's dementia.
Congratulations, well done Bob!
Becky Johns Howell
Emetia Smit Schnittker
Wonderful news. Well deserved recognition for all your work.