Dementia Including Alzheimer’s October is Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Month October is Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Month. It can be challenging to diagnose and can have different presentations as this post explains. Read more › How Do Shoes Affect Falls in Dementia? How do simple shoe changes reduce the risk of falls in dementia and elders? What are other benefits of changing shoes in those at risk for falling or tripping? Read more › More Dementia Including Alzheimer’s Articles Giving Care Five Caregiving Tips for Staying Connected It’s important that your care receiver continues to feel connected to family and friends. Five caregiving tips to stay connected with new technology and older methods are… Read more › 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 › More Giving Care Articles Beginning Caregiving What’s the First Step in Successful Caregiving? Successful caregiving starts, continues and ends with nurturing all care partners. And here’s why… Read more › 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 › More Beginning Caregiving Articles Caring for the Caregiver How Can 2017 Become Your Very Good Year? Negative thoughts can lead to more negative thoughts, words and actions. How do you change them? And what happens to you and your caregiving when you do? Read more › What Do You Do for Quick Caregiver Stress Relief? How do you find time to reduce caregiver stress when your schedule is packed full? One way is to start with these tips for reducing it quickly and easily. Read more › More Caring for the Caregiver Articles Activities for Caregiving How Can Crocheting Be Therapy for Alzheimer’s? How crocheting and other crafts can be adapted for someone who has a physical or mental condition no longer allowing them to do the skill as they once did. Read more › What Can Knitting Teach You About Caregiving? At first glance knitting may not seem the place to learn about caregiving or life. This article explains one way knitting can teach you about both… 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 Five Caregiving Tips for Staying Connected How Can 2017 Become Your Very Good Year? Caregiver’s Guide to Enjoy Thanksgiving October is Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Month What Do You Do for Quick Caregiver Stress Relief? Elder Care Dilemma: How Do You Tell Mom and Dad To Stop Driving? How Can a Sense of Adventure Transform Caregiver Stress? How Do Shoes Affect Falls in Dementia? How Can a Toy for Seniors Be The Alternative for Adopting a Pet? How to Add Music to Dementia Caregiving? Why Is Looking Up One of the Best Caregiving Tips?