Alzheimer’s Disease

Blog Carnivals for the Sandwich Generation

Great resources for Sandwich Generation home care givers and grandparents! Two of my two favorite senior / boomer blog carnivals are full of useful information!

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Twitter Tuesday: Caregiving Resources for the Sandwich Generation

Sandwich Generation resources via Twitter: dementia care tips, senior home care information, grandparent fun, & an adorable video of caregiving – to a penguin

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Tuesday Twitter Resources for Caregivers, Grandparents, and Others of the Baby Boomer Generation

SandwichINK provides great resources from Twitter for caregivers, grandparents, and others of the Baby Boomer Generation, known as the Sandwich Generation.

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SandwichINK’s Twitter Tips Including Cancer and Parkinsons Tips

Tips to help the Sandwich Generation relax, caregivers travel tips, Info for grandparents and grandkids, aging parents, Alzheimer’s Disease, and so much more.

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Medications Can Sometimes Cause Dementia in Elderly Parents

One of my dear friends started developing severe memory loss when she turned 85. In the course of that, she also became severely ill and had to go to the hospital. After three days in the hospital, she wasn’t just forgetting things. She had developed full dementia. She didn’t recognize me at all, even though […]

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Boomers & Seniors Blog Carnival for March 24 is Up and Running at Ageless-Sages

Wait till you see the current edition of this useful and interesting collage of blog posts. Ageless-Sages is hosting it and they used the greatest pictures. Vintage photos! As you can probably guess from past posts here at SandwichINK, I LOVE vintage pictures. That alone is enough to make me run over. But that’s not […]

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Sandwich Generation Resources Via Twitter 3/7/09

I’m starting today’s resource list with an important reminder. When you set your clocks forward tonight, don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke and fire detectors. While you’re at it, make sure you go change them in your elderly parent’s detectors as well, or give them a buzz to remind them to do […]

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No Nonsense Guide to Caring for the Seriously Ill

Research is something I love and do well at. I inherited that love for learning from my mom and have passed it on to all my daughters. Now it comes back as a blessing to me even more, when they discover something useful to share with me, just as my mom and I have done […]

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Grandchildren’s Homework Can Be Quite Educational

Current Events articles for elementary school projects have been around since I was a kid. This week, I had the pleasure of helping one of my grandkids work on a research project that included summarizing three articles from newspapers from the state of Connecticut. We happened to pick one that was about a dog therapist […]

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Silver Alerts for Senior Citizens with Dementia

Like Amber Alerts, Silver Alerts sends out notifications when an adult with dementia disappears. Please support HR 632 to provide Silver Alerts across the U.S.

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