A Caregiver’s Journey

A Caregiver’s Journey

The Today Show shared such an inspiring story on World Alzheimer’s Day, September 21, 2021. The wife of a 56-year old tells a little of their journey and gives some encouraging advice to those walking a similar path. She also updates her Facebook page with tips,...
Staying Hydrated – Help!

Staying Hydrated – Help!

Dehydration is a common problem for many senior adults.  The following link from https://dailycaring.com gives some very practical tips on keeping your loved ones hydrated. 6 Ideas To Get Seniors To Drink More Water Our compassionate caregivers can help with...
Communication Techniques for Dementia

Communication Techniques for Dementia

DailyCaring.com is a fantastic caregiver website with just about any caregiving-related topic you can imagine. The link below will take you to a great article on how to best communicate with a person who suffers from dementia. These are basic techniques that any...
Sundowning

Sundowning

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia may have problems sleeping or experience increased confusion, anxiety, agitation, pacing and disorientation beginning at dusk and continuing throughout the night...
Caregiving – The New York Times

Caregiving – The New York Times

How to Be a Caregiver: The New York Times Rosalynn Carter, the former first lady who started the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, famously stated that there are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently...