Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Dr. Lisa Hayden launches Heartfelt Care Services

    In her recent work with a family dealing with the impending death of the family’s patriarch, Dr. Hayden came to fully understand and appreciate the myriad obstacles families face in supporting loved ones who are facing mental or physical challenges. Regardless whether these challenges occur at the end of a loved one’s life, during a Continue Reading

  • Did you know?

    Compassion Fatigue Self-Test Even professional caregivers are subject to burn out and overload?  Dr. Lisa Hayden has worked with a variety of professional organizations to address this issue.  Prevention or intervention can improve employee performance, reduce staff turnover and lead to better results for care recipients.  Please contact us for more information about how we Continue Reading

  • Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilities . . .

    Professors George H.S. Singer (U.C. Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education), David Biegel (Case Western Reserve University) and Patricia Conway (Maryville State University), have co-edited Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilities (Routledge, 2011). This book is among the first to look at the unique needs as well as common experiences of families who Continue Reading

  • Dr. Hayden Awarded For Service . . .

    Our own Dr. Lisa was presented with an award today by Ventura County Supervisor Peter Foy for her dedicated service to the senior citizens of Ventura County. Lisa has served on the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council since 2010. This group examines the current and future needs of seniors in our community Continue Reading

  • Dr. Hayden HOT OFF THE PRESS!!!

    Dr. Hayden’s article describing her research on using internet technology to support carers of seniors challenged with memory impairment is out in this issue of Psychological Services. This ground-breaking research will certainly come in play as the number of people with memory disorders increases and the need to support those who care for them in Continue Reading

  • Mother of Adult Child with Autism Kills Son Then Self.

    Sunnyvale mom kills autistic son, self, police say. A mother who recently told others she felt overwhelmed by caring for her son who had autism, reportedly shot her son, then herself. To read the entire story from the SF Gate, follow the link:  SF Gate Article Caregiving demands will increase sharply in the coming years, Continue Reading

  • The Loneliness of a Caregiver

    Title: The Loneliness of a Caregiver. Location: Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. Description: Caregiving , especially for a loved one with dementia can be a very isolating experience. In scientific studies loneliness was the most important factor predicting low quality of life among caregivers, including a loss of self and significantly higher levels Continue Reading

  • WELCOME!!!

    Welcome to Hayden Consultation Services’ new website!!! We want to make this site a place where you’ll find useful information, resources, and perhaps have an online conversation about a topic we cover that interests you. Though currently no areas are enable, in the future we plan on making it possible for you to leave comments Continue Reading

  • Alzheimer’s Disease

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease, that results in one form of dementia, and affects memory, thinking, and behavior. New medications have been developed that are aimed at slowing the disease. However, there are no known cures for AD. Because of the progressive nature of the disease, the individual diagnosed with AD will Continue Reading