Alzheimer's

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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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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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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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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Advice for Caregivers

6 Ways to Help Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s When Visits are Restricted

Even if social distancing is preventing you from visiting your loved ones in care facilities, there are still ways to show them you care.

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God's Grace

Her Mother With Dementia Suddenly Realized She Was at Her Granddaughter's Wedding

Those suffering with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia sometimes experience a mysterious moment of lucidity.

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Sponsored Content

Protecting Your Health as a Caregiver to a Loved One with Dementia

The demands of Alzheimer’s caregiving can be taxing on your health, so accepting help to get rest and relief is vital.

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Family Caregiving

Her Stern Grandfather Turned Out to Be a 'Cool Dude'

She had once feared the ornery veteran, but their relationship transformed after she became his caregiver.

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Helpful Activities

Help Someone with Alzheimer’s Recall Memories

Look at old photos together, create a memory box or make a favorite family recipe; these are just few ways to jog their memory and comfort them at the same time. 

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