Alzheimer's

A man and woman video chat on a laptop
Family Caregiving

5 Tips for Caregiving for Loved Ones Through Video Chats

Physical distancing measures are preventing in person visits, but that doesn't mean you can't provide care. 

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Actress Yvette Nicole Brown
Alzheimer's and Dementia

Yvette Nicole Brown on Caring for Her Father with Alzheimer's

Even as the actress’s father’s dementia worsened, their relationship deepened

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An adult daughter embraces her senior mother
Alzheimer's and Dementia

5 Tips for Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer's

Ruth Drew of the Alzheimer’s Association shares advice, including how to build a support network and taking time for yourself.  

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Jeanette and her mother
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Was She Up to the Challenge of Caring for Her Difficult Mother?

She ultimately gave up the guilt and accepted that her best was good enough.

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Luanne and husband Bob
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

A Caregiver's Well-Deserved Staycation

As the primary caregiver for her husband with Alzheimer's, she struggled to take time for herself. But a restorative sanctuary was just blocks away.

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Joel and his grandma Barb
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Her Autistic Son Taught Her to Live in the Present

During a visit to her mother-in-law with Alzheimer's, her son opened her eyes to God's many blessings.

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A caregiver comforts an Alzheimer's patient
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

The Angels Who Carried His Mother Home

Summoned to his mother's hospice bedside, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan learned that she was in good hands for her homeward journey.

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Hope and Inspiration

How Nourish is Helping Caregivers Struggling with Social Distancing

The nonprofit is supporting caregivers daily through their new virtual “house calls” program and other valuable resources.

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An elderly woman uses her laptip to video chat relatives.
Aging Parents

5 Tips for a Relaxing Mother’s Day When Your Mom Has Dementia

Small gatherings with minimal stress are key to a successful celebration—whether you’re together or apart.

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A woman and her aging mother in a loving embrace.
Aging Parents

5 Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day When You Miss Your Mom

Whether you’re separated physically, or by mental and emotional changes to your mom’s condition, this is a chance to connect.

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