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Technology and Dementia

As dementia advances, the difficulties grow and combine until perceived dangers and threats lurk everywhere. Home and outdoors are both less safe. Confusion worsens. And then...

Caregiver Depression

Caregiving for a person with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia is often physically and emotionally stressful. In your effort to provide the best care possible, you might ne...

Caregiver Strategies to Avoid Frustration in Loved Ones

Caregiver Strategies to Avoid Frustration in Loved Ones Caring for a loved one with a degenerative neurological disorder comes with unexpected challenges. One of these challen...

Caregiver Burnout & How To Prevent It

What is Caregiver Burnout & How Do I Prevent It? If constant stress has you feeling disillusioned, helpless, and completely worn out, you may be suffering from burnout. ...

I Was a Child Caregiver

I remember coming home from school soon after I turned 12 years old, and finding my mom lying in bed, covered in sweat, writhing in her sleep, and moaning. The room was dark ...

Delivering a Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

Receiving a probable diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can bring even the strongest to their knees. It has the power to knock the world right off its axis and will leave in its w...

All Is Not Lost ~ Ways to Reconnect With Your Loved One

When I arrived at Ed’s house, it was only two in the afternoon and Ed was just sitting there in his wheelchair, eyes closed and in complete and total silence. His paid car...

If You Can't Keep Your Promise ~ The Nursing Home Decision

All of us make promises to those we love and some of our promises can span the course of a lifetime. There are promises we keep, and promises that as the years go by, we have no ch...