My husband and I have been caring for my 92 year old mother for over five years. It has taken me almost that long to even admit and verbalize that my mother has dementia. I always would just say that she was forgetful and then as time went on I added the word confused.
American Red Cross - Family Caregiver Training Program
Local Red Cross chapters offer in-person educational sessions, for a nominal fee, on topics such as:
- Home safety
- Healthy eating
- Legal and financial issues
- Self-care for the caregiver
Care Recipient Eligibility: