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MisUnderstanding Dementia Podcast With Chad Welch

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Misunderstanding Dementia Podcast


Chad is a full-time caregiver who takes care of his mother and an administrator of the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group that we are supporting.

In this episode:

01:00 – Chad tells us about himself

05:00 – Mike and Chad talk about their loved ones who they had to take care of and of treasuring the memories

07:00 – How did Chad end up being his mother’s caregiver

08:30 – Why do caregivers experience burnout?

12:00 – Chad talks about why he did not put his mom in a nursing home

14:30 – What helps Chad with his current journey and what is the one thing he wishes he knew before it happened

22:00 – Chad talks about doing laundry and about how the caregivers are going through a lot

 

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About the author 

Dr Michael Chua PT, DPT

Dr Michael Chua is a physical therapist practising in Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Acute Care Hospital. His clinical interest involves pain management, geriatrics and dementia management. He enjoys treating patients and bringing out the best in them using positive treatment approaches, his dynamic work setting in a rural area provides an opportunity to treat a wide range from geriatrics to orthopaedics.

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