Caregivers

Tips for Managing Aggressive Behavior in a Spouse with Dementia

Tips for Coping with Caregiver Isolation

Tips for Talking to Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease: Communication Techniques for Caregivers

How to Coordinate Your Caregiving Team

How to Coordinate Your Caregiving Team

Caring for an aging loved one, especially one with a degenerative disease like Alzheimer’s or dementia, is no easy task. Often, family caregivers are not only faced with the challenges of their loved one’s health, but also their own as the stress and exertion of full-time caregiving takes its toll on the body and spirit. 

7 Ways to Educate Your Family About Memory Loss

Educate Your Family About Memory Loss

Experts on memory loss agree that Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of memory loss affect the entire family, not just the person diagnosed. Everyone feels the stress of watching – and caring for – their loved one’s progressive decline. If you are the primary caregiver for someone with memory loss, the responsibility of educating your family and close friends, as well as keeping them updated on your loved one’s condition, usually falls on you.

3 Considerations to Make When Planning and Paying for Senior Care

Planning and Paying for Senior Car

If your loved one is experiencing difficulties that accompany aging, it might be time to start thinking about planning for future care. While we would all like to imagine living out our days free from the necessity of long-term care, in reality, approximately two-thirds of people ages 65 and older will require long-term care in some form, according to AARP

Tips for Caregivers: 7 Reasons for Respite Care

The Best Friends™ Approach: Creating the Best Possible Days for Those with Dementia

The latest in research of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease suggests that caregivers do all they can to provide those with memory challenges with positive, life-affirming days.