MisUnderstanding Dementia Podcast

MisUnderstanding Dementia Podcast
MisUnderstanding Dementia Podcast
Are you having a hard time taking care of your loved one that has Dementia? Do you feel stuck on how and what to do with your loved one that has Dementia? Are you ready to take care of yourself and your elderly loved one? Ready to be the best caregiver for your loved one? Then this podcast is for YOU!
Life Is A Game - Zeyah Chua

Today we have our very special guest, my daughter, Zeyah Chua

"Life is like a game. Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. 

Those are the only two options you can do, it’s either winning or losing.

Being in the 3rd place is part of losing and winning. Losing because you lost the opportunity to be the best and winning because at least you made it after working so hard

You don’t need to be upset because of losing, you should be grateful." says Zeyah Chua

A failure is just an event.

"It may back you down but it gives you an encouragement to pull yourself back up."

Her first live video titled “You should be the driver of your life”, that was also a part of Life is a Game because "you need to know when to turn the correct way so consequences won’t happen."

Life Is A Game - Zeyah Chua
When You ACT, You Attract
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How to F. O. C. U. S
You start with Y. O. U. R. S. E. L. F.
Verbal and Non-Verbal Signs
Tell me I Forget, Teach me I Remember, Involve me, I Understand
Write a Book! Share your Story!

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Daily Dementia Dose: Power Over Your WORDs as a Caregiver
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Daily Dementia Dose: 7 Days without exercise makes one weak
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Daily Dementia Dose: Gather Relevant Information
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Daily Dementia Dose: Repetition, Routine, Reminiscing
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Daily Dementia Dose: Why do my loved one keeps on asking the same question again and again?
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They May Forget Your Name, They May Forget Who You Are, But They Will Never Forget How You Made Them Feel
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How To Handle Hallucinations And Delusions
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