Live chat with expert: Linda Lundeen

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia takes a team: physicians, pharmacists, caregivers, loving family and neighbors. Adding a professional caregiver, who is trained in Alzheimer’s care, to the team to help with your loved one’s personal care, meal preparation, medication reminders and housekeeping can provide much needed respite for family caregivers, as well as social and mental engagement for your loved one.

Join Linda Lundeen, 2019 West Region CAREGiver of the Year, to learn more about when and how to introduce home care into your loved one’s caregiving plan. Linda will share what families can expect from a professionally trained Alzheimer’s caregiver, tips for a smooth transition, and various funding options to pay for home care.

About the expert

Linda Lundeen
Linda Lundeen has been a caregiver most of her life. Through the years, Linda was the one called on when her aging family members would get sick or needed care. She has turned her natural gifts and love of helping others into a career as a Home Instead CAREGiver for the past five years. Her passion for caregiving led her to being named the 2019 West Region CAREGiver of the Year. Linda says, “I love my job. I really feel like I’ve whittled down what my passions are as far as who I just really enjoy working with. I love hospice. I love dementia care.” What’s special about Linda is she understands, although the client is her number one priority, the family is important too. When Linda’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her 12 grandchildren. She’s also a gardener, seamstress and loves to knit.

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