Kim Campbell was proud to be the featured speaker at From Her Lips To Our Ears for the Women’s Brain Health Initiative on October 6th in Toronto, Canada
It used to be that we would only talk about heart health after a major heart event, but as we began to understand the importance of taking care of your heart, the conversation became a common topic. Now we need to work toward a similar cultural shift around the topic of brain health!
Ten Minutes Till Now
“I am finally starting feel good not only about my life ‘now,’ but about ‘tomorrow’ as well.” – Kim Campbell shares a lesson learned about being present and living in the ‘now’ from a unique clock on the wall…
Dementia’s grip on independence is slow and steady… and irreversible. But it’s not just the diagnosed who lose their independence: it’s also their caregivers. So what’s the positive spin to help us get through this battle? Well.. there are a few, actually.
CareLiving and the Campbell family wish a happy and healthy Father’s Day to all of the fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, brothers, uncles and friends who are living with or have passed on due to Alzheimer’s and dementia. This year, our first without Glen, we asked the CareLiving community to send in their own photos to post alongside our own…
Voice Control Apps for Caregivers
There are a growing number of Voice Control Apps available today from Amazon and Apple which can greatly improve the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s, especially during the earlier stages. Here are a few reasons that you might consider adding a ‘digital caregiver’ to your team.
Don’t Forget The Dental Floss
Guest writer William Cummings shares a humorous anecdote about his father to remind caregivers not to sweat the small stuff when it comes to Alzheimer’s.
Medical Monday: Music & Memory
Providing music that holds special meaning for the listener taps into emotional memory. No matter how advanced one’s dementia, as long as we can identify music that holds personal meaning from their youth, the odds are good that this will work.
Alzheimer’s is never a fair fight. Kim takes on the playground bully with a little help from her friends and family.
Lean On Each Other
The lyrics to a classic Bill Withers song sparked guest contributor Vicki Bartholomew to consider and be thankful for her caregiver support group.
Kim’s Christmas Carol
In this fun bit of Christmas fiction, Kim Campbell is visited by 3 spirits who show her the past, present and remind her of the hopeful future for those living with Alzheimer’s.