Laura and Gail discuss the importance of advocacy such as important things to know about advocating during the pandemic. She shares practical tools and language that can be helpful to use as you act as your loved ones voice. We discuss the concept of 'brain-failure' and the helpful perspective this can have when caregiving.
Gail wrote a fabulous book called "The Caregiver's Guide to Dementia: Practical Advice for Caring for Yourself and Your Loved One". We explore topics in the book and how easy it is to navigate.
You can find out more about Gail here: https://www.thedementianurse.com/
Find her book here: https://www.amazon.com/Caregivers-Guide-Dementia-Practical-Yourself/dp/1646113926