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3 Ways Caregivers Can Care for Themselves (Video)

Caregivers often get so caught up in caring for others that they do not take care of themselves as they should. Below are three tips caregivers should implement to improve their health. Three great tips for better caregiver health include: … Continue reading

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5 Things You Should Avoid When Caring for a Person with Dementia (Video)

In this video, Cindy Keith shares tips for interacting with a person who has Alzheimer’s disease. She shares a number of ideas that will help caregivers handle situations with creativity, compassion and a smile. She also reminds caregivers that the … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Eating Out with a Loved One Who has Dementia

People with dementia often react badly to situations with too many people or occasions that present them with too many choices. Dining out often involves large groups of people and many meal choices. It is possible to enjoy a meal … Continue reading

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Warning Signs and Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease and the Necessity of Caring for the Caregiver (Video)

This video briefly explores the warning signs and effects of Alzheimer’s. It also mentions resources and ways caregivers can get the help they themselves need. One important take-away from the video is that families of today typically can not and … Continue reading

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Helpful Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center Resource Lists

Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease will find it essential to become better educated about the disease and how it affects daily life. The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center, also known as ADEAR, has a collection of resource lists … Continue reading

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What Can Caregivers Do to Help Them Cope When a Loved One has Alzheimer’s?

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be difficult. In addition to taking care of a relative’s physical needs, there is also an emotional component to dealing with Alzheimer’s. Caregivers can easily get exhausted by the responsibilities and daily … Continue reading

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Alzheimers.gov – A Helpful and Informative Hub of Alzheimer’s Information and Resources

Have you visited Alzheimers.gov recently? If you have never visited, you will be surprised by all the helpful hints provided and resources listed on the website. If it has been a long time since your last visit, then you should … Continue reading

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Brochure Covers Basic Information on Alzheimer’s Disease, Treatment Options and Getting Help

There is a brochure available from the Alzheimer’s Association that provides a basic introduction to Alzheimer’s disease. The title of the brochure is “Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease – What it is and what you can do”. In addition to giving … Continue reading

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Helpful Brochure on Planning Activities at Home for Person with Dementia – Alzheimer’s Association Brochure

The Alzheimer’s Association has a brochure available that will help caregivers of a person with dementia plan activities that can be done at home. The brochure is titled “Activities at Home – Planning the day for a person with dementia”. … Continue reading

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Relaxing and Calming Beach Scenes Set to Piano Music Relax Alzheimer’s Patients (Video)

Below is a great video that can be used as a tool for caregivers and others working with Alzheimer’s patients. Though the video was not specifically designed for Alzheimer’s patients, it has peaceful scenes and calming music. The video will … Continue reading

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