Turning (Caregiving) Challenges Into Gifts – Talk by Local BSN Support Group Member, June 5

Longtime Brain Support Network supporter, friend, and local support group member Helen Bundy Medsger will be speaking virtually at a Parkinson’s support group meeting, on Monday, June 5, 2:30pm. Her topic is “How to turn challenges into gifts – a care partner’s perspective.”

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Considerations in Caregiving (from a local support group member)

Local support group member June is a practicing nurse.  And she’s been a hospice volunteer for many years.  Her father recently passed away; his clinical diagnosis was Lewy body dementia.  His main symptoms were parkinsonism. Her mother was the primary caregiver.  The mother was able to keep the father at home. Daughter June provided care and some oversight.  Her father died in February 2023.  He was on hospice since early January 2023. June recently shared some “considerations in caregiving” which apply to caregivers of those with Parkinson’s and all the atypical parkinsonism disorders.

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