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Print Articles

 
Memories...
 

An Article by Pamela Spahr 

Winter 2014 Issue, Active Over 50 Magazine 

Online Articles

 
Articles on Aging for Concordia University - Nebraska
by Pamela Spahr    
 
Making Lists: Caregiver Stress and Short Term Memory Loss

Posted October 1, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Keeping Yourself Well: Caregiving and Depression

Posted September 24, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Dementia Caregiving: Good and Bad Days During Hospice Care

Posted September 17, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Eldercare and Companion Animals: Finding Kramer the Cat

Posted September 10, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Caregiver Resources: Eldercare Professionals Who Can Help

Posted September 3, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 
Advance Directives and Other Legal Documents for Seniors and Caregivers

Posted July 21, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

When Caregivers Collide: Behaving Professionally in Difficult Situations

Posted July 16, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Caregiving Skills: How to Become A Great People Mover

Posted June 30, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Hospice Thoughts: What Caregivers Should Know About Palliative Care

Posted June 23, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

When Your Loved One’s Health Changes Rapidly: A Caregiver’s Challenging Day

Posted June 18, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Don’t Panic: Negotiating Health Scares With a Loved One Who Has Dementia

Posted June 9, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 
Caregivers: Find Ways to Say ‘I Love You’

Posted May 26, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 
High-Tech Caregiving: Eldercare Medical Technology

Posted May 19, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 
Experiencing Everyday Joy as a Caregiver:Makeovers, Dancing and Teeter-Totters

Posted May 12, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Facing Fearful Situations With Elderly Loved Ones

Posted May 7, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Beating Stress by Remembering to Relax and Breathe

Posted April 30, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

A Beginner’s Guide to Finding Assisted Living

Posted April 21, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Resolving Family Conflict Over Eldercare

Posted April 9, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Using Your Analytical Side In Caregiving

Posted March 31, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

The Circle of Caregiving: Three Elements That Impact Care

Posted March 26, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

The Astonishing Benefits of Music Therapy for Dementia Patients

Posted March 17, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Surviving The Pressure Cooker of Care

Posted March 10, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Finding the Humor in Aging and Caregiving

Posted March 3, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Dementia Caregiving: Coping With the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Posted February 24, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Denial and Guilt: A Caregiver’s Worst Enemies

Posted February 19, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Elder Abuse and Neglect: Signs, Causes, and Prevention

Posted February 12, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Balancing Your Caregiving Role With Personal and Professional Goals

Posted February 3, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Telling the Difference Between Forgetfulness and True Memory Loss

Posted January 27, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Learning to Manage a Loved One With Dementia: Beyond Plan A

Posted January 22, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Happy Generations: Recognizing Problematic Family Behavior Patterns

Posted January 20, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Elder Invisibility: Causes, Pitfalls and Solutions

Posted January 13, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Accepting Aging Elders: Families Must Act When Seniors Need Support

Posted January 8, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

When Dementia Caregivers Get Sick

Posted January 6, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Caregiver Alert: Common Scams Against Senior Citizens

Posted December 23, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Avoiding Burnout With a Caregiver Survival Kit

Posted December 11, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Making a Difference: Dementia Caregivers as a Source of Influence

Posted December 4, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Tips for Dementia Caregivers: Managing Loved Ones During the Holidays

Posted November 25, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

It Takes a Village to Care for a Loved One With Alzheimer’s

Posted November 18, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Medical Miracle Teams: Specialized Care for the Elderly

Posted November 11, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Understanding Dementia: A Glossary of Disorders and Diseases

Posted November 4, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Growing Old Together When One Partner Has Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted October 23, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

New Research Reveals a Genetic Connection Between Alzheimer’s Disease
and Down Syndrome

Posted October 7, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Making a House Safe and Comfortable for People With Dementia

Posted September 25, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Wandering Dementia Patients: Solutions for Caregivers

Posted September 16, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

Slowing Down: A Caregiver’s Guide to Working With Brain-Impaired People

Posted September 4, 2014 by Pamela Spahr in The Caregiver

 

 
 
My Alzheimer's Guide
is a service provided by CarePartner.com.
Words of Wisdom and Quick Tips for My Alzheimer's Guide
by Pamela Spahr                                   
 
September’s Quick Tips

Posted September 8, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

Fun Little Things to Do to Take Care of YOURSELF, Caregiver

Posted September 8, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

Creating a Village

Posted September 8, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

August’s Quick Tips

Posted August 11, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

Cozy and Comfortable at Home

Posted August 11, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

Kramer the Kat

Posted August 11, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

A Reality Check 

Posted July 14, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

Are You Ready?

Posted July 14, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

July’s Quick Tips

Posted July 13, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 
June’s Quick Tips

Posted June 23, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

Easing Social Situations

Posted June 23, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

Early State Alzheimer’s, or Dementia, or is it just Old Age? 

Posted June 23, 2015 by Pamela Spahr

 

 

Audio Files

 
Care with Confidence - Hosted by Bryan Smith
KFAX Radio - AM 1100 - San Francisco, CA.
 
 

The Art of Communication – Featured Guest Pamela Spahr
Original broadcast date: September 13th, 2014

 

Family Caregiver Tips for Christmas – Featured Guest Pamela Spahr
Original broadcast date: December 6th, 2014

 

Available to listen online or downloadable MP3 file

 

 

Video Files

Newspaper Columns

 
'In Our Community' - Pamela Spahr, Guest Speaker
KMVT Silicon Valley Community Media - Mountain View, CA.
Comcast Cable Channel 15 within the service area
 
Dementia, Azheimer's Disease or Forgetfulness? – Hosted by Liz Holtz
Original release date: August 25, 2015

 

Holiday Tips for Caregivers – Hosted by Liz Holtz

Original release date: November 29, 2015




 

Also available online at the 
 KMVT 15 YouTube Channel 
Silicon Valley Community Media
Various Newspaper Columns
by Pamela Spahr                                   
 
Good Days and Bad Days

Published August 26, 2015 by Pamela Spahr in the Campbell Express

 

 

PDF Files

 
Holiday Tips for Caregivers
by Pamela Spahr
 
One page .pdf of helpful hints for handling the Holidays for Caregivers in English & Spanish

 

Click here to view "Holiday Tips for Caregivers" on the "In Our Community" show on KMVT 15 
Silicon Valley Community Media
 

eBooks

Caregiver's Survival Toolkit
                      Go from Surviving to Thriving

 

by Pamela Spahr      

 

Kindle Edition ebook available on Amazon

Some comments from our Readers....

“Wow! The book really grabbed me. I read it to the end last night . . .” 

David H., Athens, GA.