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.
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Helpful Activities

How to Improve Communities for People with Dementia

Learn what you can do to help make your community dementia-inclusive.

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Advice for Caregivers

5 Ways to Combat Illegal Robocalls

Scam callers target older adults, but there are ways to protect your loved one.

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Advice for Caregivers

When You Become a Caregiver: Taking on a New Role

Caring for a loved one alters your relationship, but a wealth of resources can help you navigate. 

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Angels

How She Found Her Special Angel

She agreed to a coffee date, and then another, until she realized something about their relationship had changed.

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Caregiver Stress

4 Ways to Reach Out When Family Members Are Angry

If family isn't helpful when you're caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, written updates and a support group can make inroads.

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Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Helpful Ways to Communicate with a Loved One Who is Hostile

An empathetic approach can work best when dementia causes belligerence.

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Helpful Activities

Tips to Protect a Loved One Whose Judgment is Impaired

You can put safety first by keeping a watchful eye on activities.

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Financial/Legal Advice

Payment Options for Alzheimer’s Care

Public, private and community-based sources can help with your loved one’s costs.

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Advice for Caregivers

3 Tips to Handle a Loved One’s Hostility

When you keep in mind that dementia is the cause, it can aid your understanding.

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Advice for Caregivers

How to Talk to a Loved One Whose Judgment is Impaired

Gentle suggestions can help your loved one feel more secure under your watch.

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