• Similarities Between The Current Pandemic Strains And Caregiver Fatigue- The Need To Create Boundaries
    Recently the New York Times published “How to Set Pandemic Boundaries for Relatives” addressing the new normal of arising stress and familial tension as a result of the pandemic.    Read more
  • Supporting Caregivers During The Pandemic
    Supporting Caregivers During The Pandemic The challenges and strains of caregiving has been exacerbated due to the pandemic. It has raised stress levels of family caregivers and affected their mental health. Read more
  • Latest Technology Wandering Prevention Devices
    The current troubling times and mandated stay-in-place order bring to light the importance of being able maintain the proper care of loved ones from a distance. Fortunately, there have been Read more
  • Mother's Day Gifts For Caregivers
    Did you know that between 60-70% of Alzheimer’s/dementia caregivers are women? These unsung heroes are family and paid caregivers. Often it’s not in their nature to ask and accept support Read more
  • Using Technology to Stay Connected During COVID-19
    Families and friends can continue to stay connected virtually with their loved ones through various platforms, such as FaceTime, Skype or Zoom. While utilizing this technology can be valuable for Read more
  • Reducing Isolation & Stress
    The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has us sheltering in place. While it may be frustrating and challenging it is especially hard on caregivers who are now assuming more responsibilities and have Read more
  • Great Activity Ideas For Individuals With Dementia
    Now that we are being advised to stay inside due to the coronavirus so many caregivers are understandably at odds as to what to do all day long to engage Read more
  • Tips For The Long-Distance Caregiver
    According to the National Institute On Aging if you live more than an hour’s drive from the person for whom you care, you are considered a long-distance caregiver. Long -distance caregiving Read more
  • What To Do When You Notice Cognitive Decline
    In my November newsletter I listed indicators to look for in older adults that suggest signs of cognitive decline. So if you picked up changes what do you do?? Learn recommended action steps! Read more
  • Sleep Apnea and Dementia
     Is there person you are caring for sleeping more during then day?  Is that person up frequently at night? To reverse this cycle and get a “good night sleep” the Read more
  • Ways To Gain Cooperation
    If you are unsure of what to do with someone with dementia who resists your care, you are not alone. I am frequently called in to offer advice and tips Read more
  • How To Get Compensated When Caring For Aging Parent
    If you are currently caring or are considering caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s or a related form of dementia, I want share an article that was passed on Read more
  • Love is Not Lost To Alzheimer's
    Although many who follow the news don't get to the Sunday Styles section of the New York Times, this week's VOW'S feature had a poignant message to spousal caregivers that Read more
  • Father Day Gift Ideas
    With Father’s Day approaching here are some gift ideas for Dads who are caregivers.  Thinking about the different challenges that many male caregivers face, here are gift ideas for that Read more
  • Financial Compensation For Family Caregivers
    ‌Financial Compensation For Family Caregivers‌If you are currently caring or are considering caring for a family member with Alzheimer's or a related form of dementia, I want share an article Read more
  • Tips to Help Caregivers with Decision-Making
    Why do individuals with dementia have difficulty making sound decisions? As dementia progresses, damage occurs to the front portion of the brain, which manages complex cognitive processes such as memory, planning, Read more

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