Bill Cohen is a caregiver support group leader and speaker, an Alzheimer’s Association volunteer, Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)®, and the owner of Cohen Caregiving Support Consultants. His loving and talented mother, Sheila, lost her home to Hurricane Katrina. Then, she lost her health, ability to create beautiful art, and her life due to Alzheimer’s. For 10 years, Bill was her primary caregiver and advocate. Bill shares his story and journey with his late mom, answers specific questions and concerns about caregiving. Bill has completed multiple caregiving and aging courses through the Alzheimer’s Association and the Society for Certified Senior Advisors™, has a financial services and government background, and earned business degrees from Boston and Portland State Universities.
In this week’s episode, Bill talks about managing dementia care, behaviors, and practicing self-care.
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