Caregiving For Dementia

Caregiving For Dementia
Care Giving For Dementia

Life After Caregiving Part 2
Feb 10 • 32 min
This Episode is a continuation of what went on after Mommy was picked up.
Life After Care Giving
Jan 31 • 35 min
This is the first of a few episodes that goes through what you may feel right immediately after your loved one passes away. There’s not a whole lot of show notes of these episodes it’s just me talking about what happened immediately after mommy’s death.…
A Happy Thanksgiving Message
Nov 27, 2019 • 2 min
This episode is a brief message to all those who are still downloading the podcast happy Thanksgiving to all
Caregiving journey ended
Sep 3, 2019 • 3 min
The hardest talk a family can never have.
Sep 3, 2019 • 26 min
Episode # 93 There comes a time in caregivers journey that they know time is very close to running out. We hear caregiving for dementia have realized that fact. The past five days Mama has not eat anything at all, the past four days…
Things we take for granted as Caregivers
Aug 26, 2019 • 37 min
Episode #92 Show Notes There are so many things in life that normal people take for granted. This becomes more apparent the longer you take care of your loved one. There are things that I take for granted because there things that…
Caregiving Mistakes,Regrets
Aug 19, 2019 • 31 min
In your caregiving a lot of times you do things in the heat of the moment. After time goes by you wonder whether or not what you did was the right thing to do.
Know It All Doctors
Aug 5, 2019 • 30 min
While in your caregiving journey there will be a lot of things that happened that you don’t understand. I know when not when we first started there was a whole lot that went on that we didn’t understand there’s a whole lot that I haven’t gone into with…
Getting your loved one to do whatever
Jul 29, 2019 • 26 min
There are times when you try to get your loved one to do something that they don’t want to do. When that happens the only thing that you can do is back off and give a little better time and try again you just need to keep trying until it works.
There But Not There
Jul 8, 2019 • 33 min
Episode # 88 There are times when mama just seems to be staring out into space. There are times when mama doesn’t look at you but she looks through you. She doesn’t realize there’s anything going on around her. Over the Fourth of…
Family Interference
Jul 1, 2019 • 37 min
Episode # 87 This week’s episode of caregiving for dementia was inspired by a Facebook group post someone said something about their siblings giving them a hard time about caregiving for their loved one. If you are the main caregiver…
A Dementia Evaluation
Jun 24, 2019 • 28 min
As your caregiving for someone and the longer it goes the more things go wrong. The more things do go wrong the more help you need. Toward the end of the school year it become apparent that we were going to need some help with mama, getting her from the…
72 Hour Conversation
Jun 14, 2019 • 27 min
When Mama 1st got this dementia the doctor give her a lot of medication to take. A lot of it made Mama sleep. It made Mama pretty much a zombie. So I took half of it away from her. When I took half of the medication away from Mama, Mama woke up. Mama…
Second Guessing Family Decisions
Jun 7, 2019 • 33 min
This week we know why Mama, is no longer able to set up from a lying down position on her own. We got up Sunday morning and put Mama on the pot when we got her there we notice that are left leg was swollen as big as a small basketball, and it was as hard…
Getting Older with Dementia
Jun 1, 2019 • 36 min
The longer you take care of someone with a mental disease. The more problems you have. In the past 2 weeks, Mama has developed a few new problems, one of which is not being able to set up from a lying down position, all by herself. The longer I’m taking…
The Effects of Dementia
May 17, 2019 • 30 min
This episode is about some feelings I have after reading some Facebook support group posts. Some news from a very old friend that reinforces the thought that dementia kills. I also asked the question whether or not we are taking care Mama correctly or not.
Trying New Things with Dementia
May 3, 2019 • 27 min
When you try new things with somebody that has dementia, they don’t always react the way you think they will. It’s not an easy thing to do. In fact, it’s quite difficult because they are used to certain things. And when you change those things they get a…
Dementia Exercise
Apr 26, 2019 • 27 min
Dementia exercise is what we talk about this week. You see the lady that we have coming in from the church does not only sit with mom, but she also gets Mama fed and puts Mama is a chair with wheels on it and gets Mama to work her legs a little bit.
An Easter Forgotten
Apr 22, 2019 • 19 min
In this episode, I talk a little bit about Easter When I was a kid. Easter is a holiday for the children. When I was a kid, one of the 1st signs of spring was Easter. One of the 1st signs of Easter was the fact that we were able to go out and get some…
Q&A from Facebook
Apr 12, 2019 • 31 min
Once again this week I was on Facebook. I was in some of the caregiving for dementia support group’s, and I’ve got a few questions that I had answered and I thought I would just make an episode out of the questions.
Getting some Help with your Caregiving
Mar 29, 2019 • 30 min
In this week’s episode, I talk a little bit about getting help with your caregiving, because after dealing with this disease for 7 almost 8 years now, I’m finding it very difficult to do everything by myself.
Not Understanding Dementia
Mar 16, 2019 • 28 min
I talk a little bit about some of the things that I don’t understand about dementia. One of the things that I don’t understand is where dementia comes from 2 how you get dementia and 3 why does it act the way it does.
Mental Stress
Mar 8, 2019 • 21 min
In this episode, I talk a little bit about mental stress while caregiving for our loved one. There are a whole lot of things that goes on that I don’t share in the podcast. There may come a time when I’m able to do so, but as of right now I don’t feel…
Things that may help in your caregiving
Mar 1, 2019 • 31 min
In this episode, I’m a little bit all over the place with some things that I found on Facebook. I had joined some caregiving for dementia and Alzheimer’s support groups on Facebook. With being in those support groups, I have been able to come up with some…
I will
Feb 22, 2019 • 30 min
I will When you forget I will remember for the both of us When you get lost I will find you When you are sad I will be sad with you When the fear comes I will comfort you When you cry I will dry your tears When you lash out at me I will not be angry When…
Feb 15, 2019 • 31 min
I talk a lot in this episode about mistakes in life and caregiving and mistakes in general. We all make mistakes and we will make mistakes and till death. This is just part of life and no one or anything will stop you from making mistakes, whether that be…
Do not ask me to remember
Feb 8, 2019 • 25 min
Don’t ask me to remember. Do not try to make me understand. Let me rest and know you’re with me. Kiss my cheek and hold my hand. I’m confused beyond your concept. I am sad, sick and lost. All I know is that I need you with me at all cost. Do not lose your…
Jan 25, 2019 • 38 min
I talked this week in a podcast about why society thinks it’s all right, just to put sick people, your loved ones that you are caring for in a long-term care facility. I talked to mom is Dr. and that was one of the things that he was talking about was…
Being Worried
Jan 21, 2019 • 23 min
In this episode, I talk about things that I worry about. Things like whether or not mommy eats, whether or not were giving her the right medication, or even the fact whether or not the doctors are giving her too much medication. I also talk a little bit…
Jan 12, 2019 • 26 min
In this episode, I talk just a little bit about some things that you inherit from your family. I don’t mean the inheritance that you get when someone dies and leaves you money or any kind of material possession. What I’m talking about is your hair color…
Christmas Not
Jan 4, 2019 • 22 min
I called this Christmas Not due to the way Mama reacted to Christmas this year. In 4 years. We have gone from being able to go Christmas shopping cannot even know what Christmas is. 4 years ago, Mama was able to go Christmas shopping for self. 3 years…
I’m a Baby
Dec 21, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode, I talk about babies. Were only a few days away from Christmas? And a lot of people are talking about the baby Jesus. Now I don’t know whether it’s all the talk of Christmas here in the house, or if Mama honestly thinks she is a baby…
Dec 14, 2018 • 29 min
In this week’s episode of caregiving for dementia, I discuss some of the frustrations that I find myself with taking care of Mama with her dementia. Some of the things that she does really frustrate’s me because their things that she taught me how to do.…
Putting Things Off
Nov 30, 2018 • 32 min
This week’s episode once again brings us to the holiday season. I discuss the past 2 years of the holiday season, along with discussing whether or not once again to decorate for Christmas. Decorations seem to irritate mom with her dementia. Christmas has…
Being Forced to Stay Gone
Nov 16, 2018 • 33 min
I had to force myself to stay away from the house because I was mentally still here, still taking care of Mama. I found it very difficult to focus on the sessions at DC pod Fest because I couldn’t get my mind to let go of the caregiving.
Caregiver Gone
Nov 6, 2018 • 32 min
This week’s show, I’ve called caregiver gone because I am the main caregiver and I’m going to be gone for almost 2 days. Although I’m going to be fairly close to home. I’m not going to be right here to take care of Mama.
Doing The Hard Things
Oct 30, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode, I discuss a few things that Stephanie and I are having a real hard time doing. The older you get more hard things there are for you to do. When you’re in school homework is hard and the higher you get in school, the harder the homework…
No Name
Oct 23, 2018 • 34 min
I had too many names for this episode of caregiving for dementia. So I called this episode. No name because I couldn’t pick one. One of the reasons why I didn’t pick a name for this episode is the fact that one week we’ve taken some of mama’s medication…
Making Sense at 22
Oct 16, 2018 • 35 min
This week’s episode is about some changes that we need to make. We were at the dinner table. The other night and Mama looked at me and got angry was ready to fight. The boy looked at her, grabbed her hand and said grandma, grandma, calm down. We had come…
Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Oct 8, 2018 • 28 min
This week’s episode is about being caught between a rock and a hard place with some more decisions about mom. Deciding whether or not to up some of her medication, whether or not to take her to the doctors for the flu shot.
A Turning Point
Sep 25, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode, I refer back to several different episodes of caregiving for dementia about changes. If you would like to hear those episodes that I refer to, I put the direct links for downloads in the show notes. And yet in this episode, I bring you…
Mental Illness
Sep 17, 2018 • 31 min
There’s not a whole lot of show notes for this one. This entire episode has been on the most severe form of mental illness. You ask what the most severe form of mental illness? Well, the most severe form of mental illness is suicide. Family has not only…
Scared Caregiver
Aug 25, 2018 • 26 min
I’m talking here in this episode about waking up at 3 AM after falling asleep for about a half hour in finding Mama on the floor, because she’s rolling out of bed. I talk a bit about being scared because not only did she roll out of bed and onto the…
Mama And The Day Elvis Died
Aug 17, 2018 • 26 min
I share some stories of the summer time as a kid. One of those stories is how I found out that Elvis Presley had died. I have a story of a ride on a car hood. The story of how Mama taught herself how to crochet. As well as some camping stories that we did…
Being Forgotten
Aug 10, 2018 • 23 min
1st off, let me assure everyone that Mama is still with us, so that is not the reason why I haven’t put a podcast out in about 5 weeks. We’ve had some devastating changes in mom this past month, but for the most part she’s holding her own. When your…
Care Giving Pressure
Jun 26, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode of caregiving for dementia I talk a little bit about caregiver pressure. Caregiver pressures to pressure that you have as you care for someone with any kind of physical or mental disability. I talk about life pressure and the pressure that…
Losing Spunk
Jun 15, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode of Care Giving for Dementia, I talk a little bit about the time I got stuck in Atlanta, Georgia airport when I was 14/15 years old. The trouble I had trying to catch the plane from Atlanta, Georgia the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania just to come…
Family Emergency
Jun 4, 2018 • 24 min
I open this episode, with a dedication to Debra Lilly the family member how has pass away this month. Things that you are doing don’t matter a whole lot when it comes to family emergencies. Family emergencies, You can’t plan for they come right out of the…
A Dementia Rollercoaster Ride
Apr 27, 2018 • 29 min
The 1st 11 minutes of this episode is about new equipment that I had to buy for the podcast. In this 1st 11 minutes, I talk about a Sony digital recorder as well as the Logitech C920 webcam. Also in these 1st 11 minutes, I mentioned 3 podcasters that I…
Dementia Music
Apr 16, 2018 • 35 min
In this week’s episode of caregiving for dementia, I talk a little bit about the truck, bus, van thing that I’ve been talking a little bit about. The condition of the vehicle a little bit about the costs, but mainly versus putting a shed in the backyard…
Feeling Like a bad caregiver,son
Apr 9, 2018 • 30 min
In your teenage years, you don’t always see eye to eye with your parents about your friends. A lot of the time you end up in a big argument with your parents over your friends, because your parents can see things down the road that you can’t. When it…
Personal Appearance
Mar 28, 2018 • 28 min
When you were a child, you really didn’t care about how your parents looked. However, as you got older, you started worrying about how you looked because you started noticing the girls. When I started noticing the opposite sex, I started caring about how…
Taking Care of Yourself
Mar 12, 2018 • 32 min
When your caregiving for somebody who has dementia. You get all wrapped up in taking care of that one person. You forget about taking care of yourself. Will this week I was able to take care of myself a little bit, due to the fact that I was able to get…
The Dementia Wall
Mar 5, 2018 • 36 min
The dementia wall is a wall that was built by the person who has dementia to help make that person feel safe. Much like the border wall will make the country safer. Dementia isolates the one who has it, so it’s almost like you’re reaching through, over,…
Dementia No Talk
Feb 26, 2018 • 27 min
This week’s episode of caregiving for dementia is really not about dementia. However, I call it Dementia No Talk because of a couple different reasons. The 1st reason is because the more or the longer this dementia goes, the less talk, we get out of mom.…
Dementia Who Are You
Feb 12, 2018 • 34 min
Dementia Who Are You? Episode # 42 In this week’s episode of caregiving for dementia. I asked the question? Dementia who are you? It’s becoming more and more frequent that Mama asked the question who we are, whenever we’re talking to her.
The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Feb 5, 2018 • 37 min
The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Dementia Boredom
Jan 29, 2018 • 24 min
Dementia Boredom
2018 Lookout
Jan 23, 2018 • 31 min
This episode of care giving for dementia is once again going to be a little different. I mentioned to you last week that I would have some things to look forward to in 2018. Some new changes to the podcast that I think will help in the production of the…
Dementia Violence
Jan 17, 2018 • 39 min
Dementia Violence
Dementia, Christmas, Depression
Jan 8, 2018 • 30 min
We’ve talked about not decorating for Christmas because mom’s dementia. But what we haven’t talked about. Is that not decorating for Christmas, makes the house and makes the time feel like it’s not Christmas time. When you don’t decorate for Christmas, it…
Christmas Changes
Dec 22, 2017 • 18 min
In this episode of Care Giving for Dementia, we read Luke chapter 2 verses 1 through 20. This passage of Scripture is the Christmas story. The birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. Which is the true meaning of Christmas. We also talk about a few things that the…
Update To Episode # 35
Dec 17, 2017 • 1 min
Update To Episode # 35
Not Able to do Things You Know You Should Do
Dec 15, 2017 • 29 min
This week’s show notes are going to be short and sweet to the point, ladies and gentlemen, you see, we’ve had a death in the family. Fortunately, it was not mom, thank God. It was our beloved Uncle Thomas Strong, on the wife’s side of the family. He was…
Dec 10, 2017 • 21 min
This week on caregiving: I want to talk to you a little bit about things that don’t get done. When you take care of someone no matter what the reason. There are, always things that need to be done that don’t always get done. Like housework! Whether that,…
Family Trouble
Dec 1, 2017 • 30 min
this week on Caregiving for Dementia. I have a lot of trouble trying to tell mom about the trouble the other family members are having. You see any time that one of us has a medical condition or someone has died, whether it be a family member or a friend…
Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov 24, 2017 • 15 min
Thanksgiving Day Dinner episode # 32 In this episode, we talk about the Thanksgiving dinner family members, including the dogs for both families. All 3 grandkids helping to prepare dinner, Including a 1st-time turkey carving.
A Clearer Direction
Nov 17, 2017 • 29 min
A Clearer Direction Episode 31 The past 30 episodes of this podcast have just really been getting my feet wet with the podcast putting it out to the Internet getting my technique and such down. Without any real direction for the podcast itself. I heard…
Proudly Terrorized Part # 3
Oct 27, 2017 • 30 min
Michael Junior is Terrorizing Us: One of the reasons why I named this series of 3 episodes Proudly Terrorized, is because about 6 months ago, Michael come to his mother and I and told us that there was some kind of a concert going on at the end of…
Proudly Terrorized part # 2
Oct 18, 2017 • 28 min
In this part of proudly terrorized, Michael Junior and I talk about his trip to Vegas. Why he’s going. How he’s getting out there. And the fact that he is not afraid of going out there due to the shooting that we just had out there couple weeks ago. We…
Proudly Terrorized Part # 1
Oct 6, 2017 • 26 min
This is the 1st part of a three-part series that Stephanie and I are calling proudly terrorized. In this 1st part Stephanie and I talk about her feelings on the shooting in Las Vegas due to the fact of our boy wants to go to Las Vegas it in the month for…
Sep 25, 2017 • 36 min
Changes that dementia have brought on
Sep 15, 2017 • 27 min
In This Episode I talk about talking to other podcasters about running out of content. Also I talk about having mom in the car.
Demendia Episode # 25
Sep 1, 2017 • 36 min
In this week’s episode of dementia, I talk a little bit about changing the show around due to the fact of losing some content. Dementia has slowed down to the point where the content is drying up.
Dementia Episode # 24
Aug 18, 2017 • 29 min
Dementia Episode # 24 Show Notes 1. Taking care of Stephanie 2. Still playing around with Mama’s meds 3. Stephanie getting ready to go back to school 4. I’m coming down with a head cold 5. How I’ve been recording the podcast and the fact that you ma
Dementia Episode #23
Aug 4, 2017 • 29 min
I believe the doctors are over medicating the elderly with dementia without some medication, Mama has done a 360
Dementia Episode # 22
Jul 30, 2017 • 29 min
The Health of the family
Dementia Episode # 21
Jul 21, 2017 • 35 min
Dementia Episode # 21 Retracting a statement from last week’s episode my own forgetfulness a report on Mama Mama not knowing that societies crumbling, due to a public magazine targeting our children and sex Here’s a link to the article in teen Vogue t
Dementia Episode # 20
Jul 14, 2017 • 25 min
Physical Problems
Dementia Episode # 19
Jul 7, 2017 • 33 min
Dementia Episode # 19 Show Notes Explaining some of the feedback I’ve gotten about the podcast Giving mom credit for the name of the company/network/podcast Paying closer attention to mom this week A different way to prepare the food Refusing to put mom
Dementia Episode # 18
Jul 1, 2017 • 45 min
Dementia Episode # 18 Show Notes Unapologetic for last week’s episode Thank you to the wife The talk between pod casters. My own health issues mamas eating and sleeping habits a ruler from kindergarten listening to other pod casters and one was…
Dementia Episode # 17
Jun 23, 2017 • 7 min
Dementia Episode # 17 Welcome to this week’s episode of dementia, this is episode 17. This week Michael’s under the weather I’m Stephanie his wife. Michael and I both are blowing out of our minds due to our stats of this program, we just cannot…
Dementia Episode # 16
Jun 16, 2017 • 31 min
Dementia Episode# 16 The bought me a father day gift The Republican shooting the ball field ways to let steam off without using a handgun not in the podcast but here’s a link to learn how to podcast…
Dementia Episode # 15
Jun 9, 2017 • 32 min
The Michael Delaney Show
Dementia , Episode # 14
Jun 2, 2017 • 35 min
Losing history
Dementia Episode # 13
May 26, 2017 • 27 min
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
Dementia Episode # 12
May 19, 2017 • 30 min
Dementia Episode # 12 Adult Day Cares Trouble recording the show I asked the question what’s wrong with today’s society Taking care of mom is my responsibility Having some work done on the house is what give me the idea of adult…
Dementia Episode # 11
May 13, 2017 • 26 min
Dementia Episode# 11 Mother’s Day With Dementia Apologies for the lateness of the show ! Sunday being Mother’s Day and being a kid on Mother’s Day Letting holidays go by the wayside due Being fair to the wife on…
May 5, 2017 • 33 min
Dementia Episode # 10 1. A different set of problems that we can’t talk to mom about. 2. Taking a ride in the truck. 3. Waking up angry. 4. Still worrying about the dog. 5. Still being afraid of her own shadow. 6. A little girl has showed up. 7. Wanting
Apr 28, 2017 • 28 min
The Michael Delaney Show Episode # 8
Mar 17, 2017 • 27 min
The Michael Delaney Show Episode # 7
Mar 10, 2017 • 31 min
The Michael Delaney Show Episode # 6
Mar 3, 2017 • 32 min
The Michael Delaney Show Episode # 5
Feb 24, 2017 • 19 min
The Michael Delaney Show Episode # 4
Feb 17, 2017 • 32 min
THe Michael Delaney Show Episode # 3
Feb 10, 2017 • 34 min
The Michael Delaney Show Episode # 2
Feb 3, 2017 • 22 min
The Michael Delaney Show Episode # 1
Feb 1, 2017 • 18 min