Our guest blogger is Scott Kirschenbaum, a filmmaker based in San Francisco, CA. His documentary “You’re Looking At Me Like I Live Here And I Don’t,” will premiere nationally on PBS’ Independent Lens on Thursday, March 29, 2012.
In the fall of 2008, I wrote a screenplay I intended to film entirely in an Alzheimer’s Unit. [...]
November 18, 2011
By Elaine Chen, MSG, National Center on Elder Abuse
“I never expected to find myself in this position,” the woman told me with frustration overlying the sadness in her voice. Her mother, Mrs. P, had moved into an independent living community, and recently began displaying increasingly worrisome behaviors. The property managers called [...]
November 10, 2011
By Lois Esobar, MSW, Family Consultant at Family Caregiver Alliance
The role of a family caregiver is difficult. Aside from taking care of their loved one, they must also continue to lead their lives, which includes, working, caring for family, grocery shopping and the list goes on! Many family caregivers need time to [...]