Be a Better Caregiver: Learn the 6 Rs in Alzheimer’s Care
When providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, it is important to remind yourself that you ARE capable, you ARE doing an excellent job,
How to Cope with Recognition Loss in Alzheimer’s Disease
You have been caring for Mom since her diagnosis of dementia. You have been working through many of the challenging symptoms. Yet one day, she
Is Aging at Home Alone Possible When Living With Dementia?
There has long been an assumption that when someone received a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of progressive dementia, the only real option
5 Strategies for Helping Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Sleep Problems
If it appears as though a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s has completely rewritten the rules on how and when to sleep, you’re not dreaming.
Dementia Care News: Did You Know There Are 4 Types of Alzheimer’s?
For decades, experts have been exploring the advancement of Alzheimer’s through one particular basic model, even though the symptoms and progression of Alzheimer’s can vary
How Mediation for Family Caregivers Eases Conflict
When you need to work as a team to ensure the needs of one’s aging parents are met, even the closest of siblings may find
Understanding the Pace of Dementia Progression
Among the first questions in most people’s minds when a loved one is diagnosed with dementia is what to expect throughout the dementia progression. We
When Lucidity Returns in the Late Stages of Dementia and What It’s Teaching Us
Even as confusion and memory loss escalate during the late stages of dementia, there’s a remarkable and welcome reprieve that often occurs. Formerly termed “terminal
How to Best Manage Disinhibited Behaviors in Alzheimer’s
Disbelief. Shame. Awkwardness. Discomfort. All of these feelings can cycle through a family caregiver’s heart when a loved one with Alzheimer’s displays disinhibited behaviors, such
Rummaging Behaviors and Dementia: What You Need to Know
Looking through boxes, cabinets, and closets, taking out assorted items from drawers, and sorting repetitively through a number of items might be frustrating for people