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11 Tips for Bathing a Person Living with Dementia – Positive Approach to Care

2 months ago
To help you make bathing a little less stressful for you both, here is a list of 11 practical tips you may want to try: Source: 11 Tips for Bathing […]

Do Word Games Improve Brain Health?

2 months ago
Source: Do Word Games Improve Brain Health?

A Harvard nutritionist and brain expert avoids these 5 foods that make you ‘tired and stressed’

3 months ago
A Harvard nutritionist and brain expert avoids these 5 types of foods that can make you ‘tired and stressed’ Source: A Harvard nutritionist and brain expert avoids these 5 foods […]

The Hidden Effects of Hearing Loss on the Brain

4 months ago
When there’s a lot of background noise, multiple speakers, rapid speech, or complex sentences, people with hearing deficits strain to listen. This extra mental burden causes stress that shows up […]

9 Products That Make Home Caregiving Easier​

7 months ago
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This is the ‘worst food ingredient for your immune system,’ says immunologist and health expert

7 months ago
HEALTH AND WELLNESS This is the ‘worst food ingredient for your immune system’—especially during Covid, says immunologist Source: This is the ‘worst food ingredient for your immune system,’ says immunologist […]

How to Talk to Your Parents About Senior Care

7 months ago
In 2019, nearly 53 million Americans were aged 65 and older, according to the United States Census Bureau. With so many adults reaching the age of 65, 1 in 5 […]

Grief & Relief: When the Loved One You Cared for Dies – AgingCare.com

8 months ago
When my mother died in a local nursing home, my “career” of visiting this exceptional facility nearly every day for close to 15 years ended. Mom’s death prompted a nurse […]

8 Social Security Services You May Not Know About

9 months ago
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Caregiver Emotions: 2 Tips for Managing Tough Feelings – DailyCaring

10 months ago
that naturally come up while caregiving. Source: Caregiver Emotions: 2 Tips for Managing Tough Feelings – DailyCaring

6 Ways to Stop Judging Yourself as a Caregiver – DailyCaring

10 months ago
You don’t deserve judgement from anyone, even yourself Most of us have run across unpleasant know-it-alls who question your caregiving decisions or criticize things you’ve done. That’s terrible, nobody should […]

Helping Aging Parents With Finances: 5 Ways to Reduce Resistance – DailyCaring

10 months ago
Money is a sensitive topic for seniors Managing financial matters is an important part of caring for an older adult. However, it can be tough to convince someone that they […]

2 Ways to Give Loved Ones Access to Your Bank Accounts After You Die

11 months ago
2 Ways to Give Loved Ones Access to Your Bank Accounts After You Die What to know about POD accounts and joint-ownership accounts   Would your loved ones have necessary […]

How to Retrain Your Brain and Change Your Mindset | Next Avenue

11 months ago
How to Retrain Your Brain It’s easy to go down a mental rabbit hole, but there is a way to change your mindset to live a happier, more productive life […]

5 Kinds of Caregiver Guilt and How to Overcome Them – Being Patient

11 months ago
  By Amanda Turner | September 17th, 2021 Guilt is a complicated emotion — all the more so for family caregivers. Experts weigh in on how to untangle and overcome […]

How to Respond More Positively During Surprising Events in Dementia Care – Positive Approach to Care

11 months ago
3 Strategies for Creating Better Outcomes When Unexpected Situations Arise By Valerie Feurich Have you ever been surprised by a person living with dementia? Chances are, if you are a […]

4 Ways to Get Family to Help With Aging Parents – DailyCaring

11 months ago
  Why family doesn’t help with caregiving Unfortunately, many caregivers are disappointed to find that family members don’t take on their fair share of responsibility. There are many reasons why […]

Better Together: Brain Injury Survivors Building Community & Making a Difference [October 5 @11 am — 12 pm AKST]

11 months ago
In this webinar, brain injury survivors, caregivers and others with the lived experience of disability will learn ways to be successful when participating in team projects. Project leaders will learn […]

Constipation in Seniors: 6 Effective Home Remedies – DailyCaring

11 months ago
  Chronic constipation is a common issue for seniors Constipation is an issue that many older adults deal with on a regular basis. And this chronic digestive discomfort can seriously […]

Ambiguous Loss and Alzheimer’s Disease: Naming Your Experience

11 months ago
Caregiving may be rewarding, but it also may come with stresses and challenges. Many caregivers say it is not Alzheimer’s disease that causes stress. Instead, it is how much uncertainty […]

Why People Living with Dementia Use Forbidden Words, and What You Can Do About It – Positive Approach to Care

12 months ago
By Dan Bulgarelli Have you ever been taken aback when a person living with dementia suddenly used words that are considered rude, hurtful, or inappropriate? One of the biggest challenges […]

What to Do if You Suddenly Become a Family Caregiver


12 months ago
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Caregiver vs. Care Partner: Why You Need to Know the Difference – Positive Approach to Care

07/28/2021
3 Strategies for Protecting Your Relationship and Finding Meaningful Moments in Dementia Care By Valerie Feurich, with content support by Beth Nolan, Ph.D. Have you ever wondered why Teepa Snow […]

Tips for Caregivers: Safely Moving Your Loved One – Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital

06/20/2021
  *** CONTENT WRAPPER ***Learn to prevent falls when transferring your loved ones. BY LINE END BY LINE PUBLISH DATE Wednesday, June 2, 2021 END PUBLISH DATE Tips for Caregivers: […]

Daily Acts of Self-Care Ease Stress of Caregiving

06/15/2021
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My Mom’s Alzheimer’s Taught Me to Appreciate the Little Things

05/27/2021
Source: My Mom’s Alzheimer’s Taught Me to Appreciate the Little Things

Share Your Story: Health Benefits of Storytelling | AlzheimersDisease.net

05/21/2021
Source: Share Your Story: Health Benefits of Storytelling | AlzheimersDisease.net

How a Journal Can Help Family Caregivers Cope

03/20/2021
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Tax Tips and Deductions for Family Caregivers

03/04/2021
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Maria Shriver on Alzheimer’s and Being a Family Caregiver

10/14/2020
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10+ Teepa Snow videos on dementia basics

06/09/2015
.comment-meta I have seen one of Teepa’s presentations on video previously. Because of your links I just watched 4 more and will finish the rest tomorrow. I am amazed at […]