Articles by Veena Narayanan

Veena Narayanan is a psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Neuropsychology. She currently works as an elder care professional, wherein her focus is helping older adults with neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's, Dementia, etc.

The slow but certain deterioration of cognitive functions that comes with the onset of Alzheimer's Disease is unimaginable for most. We are rooted in a culture where it is simply assumed that a sick person can rely heavily on family or relatives and is entitled to a certain amount of help and benefits. While it might get uncomfortable getting into the details of a caregiving role, these are important aspects to consider and discuss from the very beginning. Setting up personal boundaries are extremely important in order to safeguard mental and physical health of patients and caregivers as well. It…

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