Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guests Donahue Vanderhider discuss the following:
- What are the different types of Dementia?
- What is the biggest challenge for Caregivers?
- What makes Caregiver Relief different from all the other websites out there?
- What are some of the ways you help Caregiver?
- So how do you accomplish that or provide caregivers with the tools and the information they need?
Donahue Vanderhider, a Gerontologist practicing in Southern California, has a deep understanding and extensive knowledge of Aging and all its related disorders: both normal and abnormal. He has a Masters Degree from USC and postgraduate training in Clinical Guided Imagery, Metaphysics, and Neuro-linguistic Programming. He has served on advisory boards to the Alzheimer's Association, and is on their speaker bureau. His passion and life-long goal is to improve the quality of life of caregivers, especially those dealing with Alzheimer's.
His ground-breaking work in revealing the Alzheimer’s family caregiver as the silent victim helped adjust our national focus of dementia care throughout the country and landed him the distinguished role as the United States representative on the International Scientific Committee of the 1st European Congress of Care Home Owners.
His current project is www.CaregiverRelief.com, co-founded with Diane Carbo, RN Caregiver Relief is a website dedicated to sharing the information and knowledge that he has accumulated over the years with family care providers, drawing on his experience in developing the Association of Professional Gerontologist for professionals. Caregiver Relief is launching a membership organization exclusively for families of dementia sufferers.