Self care is not selfish
Information, training and tips that help you STAY HEALTHY AS A FAMILY CAREGIVER!
Tips on finding the time to eat well, rest, keep doctors’ appointments, exercise.
How to avoid burnout by reducing stress, fatigue, anxiety, guilt, loneliness.
Ways to help yourself believe that you are enough, you’re doing the best you can, and it is ok to ask for help.
I think sometimes, with all of the doctor’s visits, tests, screenings and medications, we forget the impact of engagements, connections and emotions on a person living with dementia and their quality...
“When people keep their minds active, their thinking skills are less likely to decline, medical research shows. So games, puzzles, and other types of brain training may help slow memory loss and othe...
Memory Cafe’s on the Rise
Memory cafe's are giving caregivers and their loved ones a place to go to connect with others and enjoy some time... together.
Don’t Forget the Music
Our bodies, even with dementia, can feel. Extensive neuroscience research has been done on music and memory with outstanding findings.
Around the Purple Table
When you care for a loved one with dementia, hearing or vision problems, PTSD or another debilitating condition it may be scary or seem impossible to go out to eat at a restaurant.
In the News
A new article highlights the benefits of focusing on what the remaining strengths and abilities of a loved one with dementia rather than the losses and what they CANNOT do anymore.
A smart speaker can be a great sense of security, a companion, fun and interactive device for someone who may be isolated.
Shhh…..let’s all get some much needed sleep!
People with Alzheimer’s frequently have trouble falling and staying asleep during bedtime hours. Getting a good night’s sleep can be even harder for their caregivers...
Engaging activities for you and a loved one with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Seniors living with a form of dementia, often struggle to find activities that help them feel productive, capable and relaxed. This post provides many options that are stimulating for your ...
Part II: Engaging activities for you and a loved one with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Activities that keep your loved ones, especially those with Alzheimer’s and dementia, engaged in social activities.