Gary Joseph LeBlanc

Gary Joseph LeBlanc was the primary caregiver of his father for more than eight years after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and he has just published a collection of his articles in a book named, "Staying Afloat in a Sea of Forgetfulness."


Posted on: February 3, 2014 by

Putting the Blame in the Right Place

A strong sense of “denial” is a common symptom of dementia. This characteristic seems to affect everyone closest to the… Continue Reading


Posted on: January 2, 2014 by

The Risk of Falling Increases With Dementia

I have a saying, “The further advanced dementia becomes, the closer their feet will stay to the ground.” What I… Continue Reading


Posted on: December 16, 2013 by

Losing your cool while caregiving

It is a widely accepted fact that being a caregiver is an incredibly stressful undertaking. If this is you, then… Continue Reading


Posted on: August 12, 2013 by

Verifying a Dementia Patient’s Medical Information

One of the many problems I’ve witnessed while caring for my father with Alzheimer’s disease is that medical professionals would… Continue Reading


Posted on: July 15, 2013 by

Activity Directors: The Unsung Heroes

Since I specialize in Alzheimer’s care, you can imagine that I frequent quite a few nursing facilities. I often have… Continue Reading

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