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I am a Caregiver

I am a caregiver. I am a caregiver who gave up my career to care for my mom. I am a caregiver who took on a second job to pay for care. I am a caregiver who lost my job because I missed too much work caring for my spouse. I am a caregiver who…

Patients with Dementia Deserve a Dignified Diagnosis

Every individual with Alzheimer’s has a diagnosis story. Receiving the news marks the beginning of a drastic life change for the individual and his or her family, and the way a doctor communicates that change can hugely impact the nature of their Alzheimer’s journey.

Tips for Helping Alzheimer’s Patients Who Lack Proper Family Support

For individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, having loving spouses, children or grandchildren devoted to caring for them can make all the difference in the world. To senior care professionals, it’s usually quite obvious when such a strong support system is absent. Not only is it heartbreaking, it also makes it difficult to ensure those Alzheimer’s patients receive the care they need.

Loss of Attention Signals and Environmental Clues: Caring for the Entire Senior-Mind, Body and Soul (3 of 5)

Loss of attention signals & environmental clues may show your senior loved one is suffering the effects of aging.

8 Memory-Sharing Activities for Someone With Alzheimer’s

Sharing “remember when” stories like these warms the heart of every family member in the room as those special moments of shared history are remembered. When a mind-altering disease like Alzheimer’s or dementia begins affecting the memory of someone you love, shared recollections become all the more important.

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Senior man with Alzheimer's disease looks through photo album with his granddaughter.

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