Rosanne Corcoran Untangles Dementia Care and the Sandwich Generation

Untangling Alzheimer’s & Dementia, an AlzAuthors Podcast

Rosanne Corcoran Untangles Dementia Care and the Sandwich Generation

February 28, 2022

Rosanne Corcoran Untangles Dementia Care and the Sandwich Generation

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Rosanne Corcoran cared for her mother over a 12-year span, starting as a stealth caregiver, to full time caregiver, to in-home, sandwich caregiver for her mother’s final 6 years. Finding herself part of a growing caregiving community in need of both support and critical information, she has conducted exhaustive research into caregiving strategies for aging parents. To assist this community, share information and provide support, she started a regional Daughterhood Circle in the Philadelphia suburbs in 2019. In November of that year, she created Daughterhood The Podcast: For Caregivers to engage a dynamic group of subject matter experts to help others navigate these uncharted, and many times, tumultuous waters. She also blogs at A member of the AlzAuthors management team, she assists with the technological side of our virtual events, and offers much appreciated guidance and support.

In this episode, we discuss the difficulties she encountered in getting a proper medical diagnosis for her mother, caregiving during COVID, the pitfalls in being a competent caregiver, how to survive life in the sandwich generation, and the grief that comes when dementia care reaches its natural conclusion.

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