Pros: working with caregivers, and families, providing valuable information, organizing memory walks to raise money, and also provide public appearances, that the alzheimer's association was active in their communities.
Cons: talking with caregivers, who were at the end of the line, and was desperate, seeing the pain in families faces, and working at the agency, when my grandmother passed away from complications from alzheimer's disease.
I managed all aspect of the office. I would meet with families and discuss options they had. Helped teach valuable information about Alzheimer's information, taught a support group, wrote grants to help pay for respite services for caregivers and managed office staff. Since my grandmother had Alzheimer's, I was able to identify what they were going – more... through and was able to share my coping skill and hopefully was helpful for them – less