Press Releases

Here are some recent press releases for your review.

October 15, 2015 – Pamela D. Wilson, The Care Navigator Presents at Denver Senior Law Day

Lakewood, Colorado – Death changes everything. Some view Pamela D. Wilson’s life as tragic—she lost two siblings, her mother and father, and nearly all aunts, uncles, and grandparents by the time she turned 38. As a long-time caregiving advocate, care navigator, and caregiving educator, Pamela D. Wilson CSA, MS, BS/BA, CG has personally helped thousands of family and professional caregivers.

Her advice for caregivers and care receivers is supported by her life; she has personally navigated through the experiences of many family caregivers and the older adults she serves today.

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October 6, 2015 – Pamela Wilson offers Encouragement and Advice to Caregivers

NEW YORK—October 6, 2015–Morgan James’s new release, The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes by Pamela Wilson, is a compassionate, heartwarming guide to caring for the sick, elderly, and disabled.

Millions of adults in the United States are the sole caregivers for their sick or aging parents. Caregiving is an act of love and compassion, but can often be incredibly stressful and burdensome to the caregiver. It brings about emotional and financial challenges, as well as strenuous time obligations. The Caregiving Trap teaches adults providing health care how to handle these obligations, provide excellent care, and simultaneously take care of their own needs.

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September 26, 2015 – The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes Book Signing at Brookdale Park Place

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Pamela D. Wilson, Author of The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes will be presenting and signing copies of her book at Brookdale Parkplace in Denver, Colorado.

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August 29, 2015 – Memory Loss and the Benefits of Care Communities

Caregivers, care recipients, and persons with an interest in aging attended the Amazing Aging Expo in Denver, Colorado today. Anthem Memory Care, was a specialty sponsor of the expo.   Shannon Stewart Ingram, VP Sales and Marketing, organized and led a group of industry experts for a presentation and panel discussion titled, “Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiving: Myths & Realities” by Pamela D. Wilson, Karen Twichell, and David A. Hoppe.

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August 2015 – Global Epidemic for Older Adults and Their Caregivers

Available for Interviews: Well-Known “Care Navigator” Highlights Global Epidemic for Disabled and Their Caregivers

Some view Pamela Wilson’s life as tragic—she lost two siblings, both parents and nearly all aunts, uncles, and grandparents by the time she turned 38. She didn’t sit back and feel sorry for herself; instead, she learned from each family member’s passing and is now educating others on how to navigate the right solutions for their life’s changes.

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July 29th, 2015 – Caregiving: Adult Children Intimidated by Parents Who Need Care

Aging parents view their adult children as just that – children. Many see a son or a daughter as the 16 year old they were many years ago. Suggestions offered by adult children relative to care for parents often fall on deaf ears. After all, since when does a child tell a parent what to do?

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July 17, 2015 – The Caregiving Trap $0.99 Amazon Kindle Promotion

Pamela D. Wilson of The Care Navigator, announces the promotion of her book, The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes, today on Amazon Kindle with a special $0.99 promotion through July 17, 2015.

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June 13th, 2015 – Senior Law Day 2015: Community Advocacy Makes a Difference

I had the honor of participating in Jefferson County Colorado’s Senor Law Day today making it clear that a committed  group of individuals organized by Cary Steven Johnson, Director Crime Prevention of the 1st District Attorney’s Office for Peter Weir can make a significant difference. The event featured speakers on subjects ranging from Estate Planning, Fighting Identity Theft, Social Security, Medicaid, End of Life Planning, and Advanced Directives. A large group of volunteers provided the manpower to ensure that the event ran seamlessly.

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March 25, 2015 – Dementia and Prescription Drugs

Common prescription drugs prescribed to older adults, especially those diagnosed with dementia or other forms of memory loss like Alzheimer’s Disease, actually may increase the degree of memory loss or confusion. Many older adults use their primary care physician throughout their lifetime not realizing that an aging body and mind benefits from seeing a geriatrician, a physician who specializes in medical care for adults over the age of fifty.

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March 18, 2015 – Parental Relationships, Sibling Rivalry, and Fear of Askings

The familiar saying “you can choose your friends but not your family” becomes a glaring reality when adult parents might benefit significantly from a little assistance. The situation may not only be that adult children are concerned about the demands of caring for parents but that adult siblings simply may not not get along and refuse to work together in providing assistance for parents.

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March 11, 2015 – Alzheimer’s Disease and Resident Violence

Assisted living communities are viewed as nice places to live where residents treat each other with respect; not always true. In February 2015, a man living at an assisted living community in Lakewood, Colorado (diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease) allegedly beat his roommate to death. Prior to this event the two men had been previously involved in physical skirmishes.

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February 25, 2015 – Self-Neglect Results from Alzheimer’s or Chronic Disease

Self-neglect among persons experiencing memory loss is a significant challenge  for family caregivers and may occur as the result of an underlying cause like memory loss or chronic disease. Many individuals experiencing memory loss have not been formally diagnosed with dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Lewy Body Disease or other terms corresponding with a diagnosis of memory loss.  These individuals experience a slow slippage in performing daily activities that then may present as self-neglect.

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