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How To Talk To Your Parents About The Rest Of Their Life

How To Talk To Your Parents About The Rest Of Their Life

Do you remember a time when you were young and thought your parents were strong and could protect you from anything? When you were a teen and thought they didn’t understand anything? When you finally understood the value of their advice? These stages continue and at...

Family Caregivers Need a Break!

Family Caregivers Need a Break!

It's October 2020, and many of us know adult daycares across the country that are serving a lower capacity of seniors with dementia. Many have shut their doors altogether, leaving countless people to continue to care for their loved ones with dementia in their homes...

What You Need to Know When Hiring an In-Home Caregiver

What You Need to Know When Hiring an In-Home Caregiver

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be immensely rewarding, but equally as challenging. The sheer number of “hats” one has to wear would impress even the best multitasker, which is why we like to remind caregivers not to feel guilty if they want (or need) to...

Creating Joy with Loved Ones in Memory Care

Creating Joy with Loved Ones in Memory Care

A good friend of mine decided to move his Mom to a memory care facility days before the shelter at home orders began. It was gut-wrenching for him and their entire family. He had made promises to his Mom that he would visit daily and participate in activities, and...

Palliative Care And Living Well With Alzheimer’s

Palliative Care And Living Well With Alzheimer’s

I speak a lot about palliative care and how it relates to families facing a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and am consistently shocked at the misconceptions that continue to exist. Many people think that palliative care is the focus in the last few weeks of life....

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