Dementia Including Alzheimer’s When Do You Suspect Dementia? Are signs and symptoms Alzheimer’s, another dementia or age related changes? The difference is often the degree of impairment, and diagnosis needs medical evaluation. Read more › Is Alzheimer’s More Than One Disease? New research suggests that instead of a single disease, Alzheimer’s may be a collection of diseases. Read more › More Dementia Including Alzheimer’s Articles Beginning Caregiving Why Remember to Reminisce in Caregiving? The difference between Remember and Reminisce can be the key to transforming caregiving from burden to blessing, from hardship to joy… Read more › What Are the Three Ls in Caregiving? In caregiving, one of the Foundational Principles is the 3 Ls of Caregiving – Listen, Learn and Love… Read more › More Beginning Caregiving Articles Giving Care Caregiver’s Guide to Enjoy Thanksgiving Thanksgiving can be a holiday filled with joy and fellowship. And it can also be a time of increased stress in caregiving… but it doesn’t have to be. Read more › Where Can I Get Help With Buying Incontinence Supplies for Caregiving? Incontinence supplies are often a necessity in caregiving. But how and where do you find them when you’re a busy caregiver? Read more › More Giving Care Articles Caring for the Caregiver What’s the Gratitude Connection to Joy in Caregiving? While it’s easy to think that happiness and joy come before gratitude, actually the opposite is true. Studies show gratitude leads to happiness, joy and more… Read more › What Inspirational Story for National Family Caregiver Month Started 79 Years Ago? November is National Family Caregiver Month, and this caregiver’s inspirational story started 79 years ago and has a happy ending. Read more › More Caring for the Caregiver Articles Activities for Caregiving Why Are Activities Versatile in Caregiving? Caregiving activities can be adapted to fit the carereceiver; even if she can no longer do it alone she may be able to participate with help or by watching. Read more › Are Fun Activities the Key in Dementia Caregiving? Using fun activities in caregiving can lead to improvement in dementia symptoms and is being studied with the Montessori Method. Read more › More Caring for the Caregiver Articles End of Life Care 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… Read more › 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. Read more › More End of Life Care Articles Beyond (After) Caregiving Why Can Remembering and Reminsicing Transform Caregiving One Memory At a Time? Reminiscing and remembering are powerful tools to reduce caregiver stress and to ease the pain of caregiving occurring during and after and here’s why… Read more › Why Should Your Caregiving Support Include an Exit Strategy? Caregiving support should include a plan for after the caregiving ends. Read more › More Living Beyond Caregiving Articles Recent Posts Caregiver’s Guide to Enjoy Thanksgiving Why Are Activities Versatile in Caregiving? What’s the Gratitude Connection to Joy in Caregiving? When Do You Suspect Dementia? Why Remember to Reminisce in Caregiving? Are Fun Activities the Key in Dementia Caregiving? Where Can I Get Help With Buying Incontinence Supplies for Caregiving? What Are the Three Ls in Caregiving? Is Alzheimer’s More Than One Disease? Caregiver Skills: What Are the 3 Transfer Rules? Why Detective Caregiving Skills?