Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

How Does Alzheimers Research Spending Compare?
How Does Alzheimers Research Spending Compare?

Alzheimers Research dollars proportionally low when comparing other diseases, cost of care and persons affected.

How Can Palliative Care Become Your Partner in Caregiving?
How Can Palliative Care Become Your Partner in Caregiving?

Palliative care supports and cares for the person with Alzheimer’s disease and also to the caregivers as Diane E. Meier MD explains in this informative article.

Alzheimers

Beginning Caregiving

When Caring for Elderly Parents What Makes Your Home More Accessible?
When Caring for Elderly Parents What Makes Your Home More Accessible?

Caring for elderly parents can include making your home more accessible. Here are some suggestions for small projects.

Adding Fun to Celebrating National Family Caregiver Month?
Adding Fun to Celebrating National Family Caregiver Month?

A light hearted look at caregivers made for National Family Caregiver Month, and suggestions on celebrating it…

Beginning Caregiving

Giving Care

How Do Words and Technology Affect Your Treatment of Elders?
How Do Words and Technology Affect Your Treatment of Elders?

New mobile assisted technology affects how those who need it are viewed. Here’s how important technology and words are to seeing those who need that technology.

When Should Adults Get Pneumococcal Vaccination?
When Should Adults Get Pneumococcal Vaccination?

Pneumococcal pneumonia can be a serious illness. Here’s why the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases recommends vaccinations for adults at risk…

What If the Price of the Health Care Reform Act is Higher Than You Think?
What If the Price of the Health Care Reform Act is Higher Than You Think?

The high cost of health care reform involves more than money. Its impact on patients when losing their doctors is a problem not clearly or easily addressed.

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Caring for the Caregiver

Why Do Sleep Disruptions Increase Caregiver Stress?
Why Do Sleep Disruptions Increase Caregiver Stress?

Caregiver stress can be increased by sleep disturbances and the why can help you find easy solutions to both improving your sleep and reducing stress.

Your Caregiver Stress Guide
Your Caregiver Stress Guide

Your Caregiver Stress Guide explains what caregiver stress is, risk factors and information on eliminating it.

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Crafts for Caregiving

How Can Knitting Patterns Lead to Balance in Life and Caregiving?
How Can Knitting Patterns Lead to Balance in Life and Caregiving?

How creating knitting patterns and knitting can balance life with caregiving both personally and professionally.

How Can a Quilt Help Me Deal With Caregiver Stress?
How Can a Quilt Help Me Deal With Caregiver Stress?

Caregiver stress can be overwhelming. Crafts including quilting and knitting can help reduce your caregiver stress. Crafts can help you relax and reduce stress in other ways.

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End of Life Care

Does Grief Increase Your Holiday and Caregiver Stress?
Does Grief Increase Your Holiday and Caregiver Stress?

Grieving can be a source of increased caregiver stress during the holidays, whether for those who are ill or passed on or just because they are no longer here. Solutions…

What Do Inspirational Quotations Have to Do With Butterflies and Lantana Bushes?
What Do Inspirational Quotations Have to Do With Butterflies and Lantana Bushes?

Lantana bushes attract butterflies, an inspirational insect. And they along with inspirational quotations can help you see a different point of view when you’re dealing with grief and other difficulties.

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Living Beyond (After) Caregiving

Why Should Your Caregiving Support Include an Exit Strategy?
Why Should Your Caregiving Support Include an Exit Strategy?

Caregiving support should include a plan for after the caregiving ends.

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