Monthly Archives: August 2019

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When caregiving ends: Emotions, August 26, 2019

Waves of emotionsWhen a person you’ve been caring for dies, you are likely to have many feelings. Sometimes conflicting feelings. You may find that emotions wash over you unexpectedly, arising suddenly like a wave, and then subside. This is a normal part of life after loss. Grief can be described as a combination of sadness […]

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How Parkinson’s affects communication, August 19, 2019

If the person you care for has Parkinson’s, you may be surprised to discover the many ways the disease hampers communication. Voice problems alone affect 60%-80% of people with this condition. Low volume and slurred speech may make it hard at times for you to grasp what your loved one is saying. He or she […]

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Thanks to Amy Ullman for 5 Amazing Years!, August 13, 2019

Amy started her journey with DLEA in February 2014. This is her story…. I have worked in health care since I completed my Masters degree in Social Work, but always in a more ‘medical’ setting. I had heard of DLEA as a wonderful resource for seniors and their families living in Montgomery County, and I […]