Presenter: Linda Sendaula
As primary caregiver for her husband who suffered from Alzheimer's - Linda Sendaula encountered many obstacles in her seven years as a caregiver. From juggling a full time job and her caregiving duties, the stigma associated with Alzheimer's, and even questioning her faith. Through her experience as caregiver -she was able to "find her voice" and she is committed to helping others who are walking this same caregiving path. She has gone from being a reluctant caregiver to being what she calls a "professional" Alzheimer's volunteer.
In Part 4 of this series Linda shares her answers to the following questions:
- What could employers do to more fully understand the needs of caregivers?
- Do you feel there is a stigma with Alzheimer's?
- What part did you faith play in coping with your husband's Alzheimer's disease?