For daughters & sons caring for aging parents

Author

Brenda Davie

Certified Caregiver Consultant

Brenda Davie is a certified caregiver consultant with over 30 years of experience working with older adults with dementia and their families. She has worked in both community support agencies and long term care settings. Brenda also had long and rewarding career at the Alzheimer Society in her roles as a Family Support and Public Education Coordinator. She coached and mentored family caregivers, facilitated caregiver support groups and delivered classes on the topics of dementia and caregiver coping. For over 9 years, as an adult daughter, Brenda helped care for her mother who lived with Alzheimer disease."I know life can be overwhelming and stressful when someone you love is diagnosed with some form of dementia. I saw my Mom change over time and being a caregiver was not easy.There were new responsibilities to stay on top of and ups and downs, joys and sorrows to experience. So I get it!"