Aging

Aging is part of life, but it doesn't have to be discouraging. Embrace aging as a reflection of all the wisdom you've accumulated over the years, and look ahead with excitement and joy.
A dinner plate with roasted turkey, string beans, cranberry sauce and stuffing.
Helpful Activities

When Someone with Alzheimer’s Repeatedly Wants the Same Food

It’s okay to indulge a preference for one particular food if the overall diet is balanced.

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A woman being fed oatmeal in her bed.
Helpful Activities

5 Ways to Help Someone with Chewing and Swallowing Problems When They Eat

Gentle coaching and foods that are more easily consumed can improve results.

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A woman in her golden years spending time with her daughter in their home.
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Tips to Cope with the Financial Toll of Alzheimer’s Care

From family resources to untapped benefits, there are ways to ease the burden.

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A woman in her golden years outside drinking a smoothie.
Helpful Activities

How to Choose Safe Foods for Someone Who Can’t Swallow

If your loved one is at risk of choking, careful food selection is necessary. 

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A woman eating a healthy bowl of fruit with a companion.
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

Why Nutrition Is Important for People with Alzheimer’s

Dementia may lead to a loss of appetite, so ensuring a proper diet is key to health.

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A woman in her golden years embracing her aging mother.
Helpful Activities

8 Ways to Cover Assisted Living Costs

From insurance to more creative financing, help is available.

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A adult daughter with her aging mother in a happy, loving embrace.
Helpful Activities

Advice on Covering the Costs of Adult Daycare

Public and private sources offer assistance.

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A home health aide at the doorstep of someone's home.
Helpful Activities

5 Options to Cover Costs of Home Health Care

Help is available for physician-prescribed care.

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Aging Parents

Understanding the Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

Knowing what to look for is the first step toward getting your loved one a diagnosis and care.

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Ginny Curry smiling in front of her Christmas cabin.
Stories of Hope

Her Husband Died Before Finishing Her Dream Christmas Cabin

But with the help of friends—and some divine inspiration—the pioneer cabin was ultimately completed.

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