dementia, parenting parents, caregivers

Parenting a Parent with Dementia with Shoshawna Rainwater

When people in our lives experience cognitive changes and dementia, there are abundant transitions for the the loved one experiencing dementia as well as the caregiver. In this honest and real interview with Shoshawna Rainwater, with Rainwater Consulting, we talk about her experience working with families experiencing dementia, but also her personal experience caring for a loved one with dementia. We discuss: What is dementia and what are some of the stages of dementia? What are some of the guiding principles to care for someone experiencing dementia to maintain their dignity and humanity? How can care givers honor their own transition as they parent their parent with dementia? You can learn more about Shoshawna's work at