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10 Caregiver Tips for Traveling With Alzheimer’s

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This article originally appeared in Alzheimers.netSummer is just around the corner and for many of us, that means fun family vacations. These vacations can turn stressful, however, for caregivers...

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Dementia Care Dos & Don’ts: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems

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Dealing with Dementia BehaviorCommunication difficulties can be one of the most upsetting aspects of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia — and it’s frustrating for those wi...

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5 Signs Your Loved One May Need Caregiving Support

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When you’re visiting family members, you have an opportunity to evaluate how they’re doing in terms of health, safety and quality of life. Any of these five red flags may indicate that you...

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4 Tips to Finding ​a Home Caregiver

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Finding the best home caregiver for your aging parents or other family members may seem to be a very daunting task. We each want to take extra precautions to ensure those we love are in the best possi...

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5 ways to regain your energy after caregiver burnout

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As a caregiver of an aging loved one your days are long and filled with responsibilities. Taking care of yourself is at the end of the list – and it stays there. You may feel run down, lethargic and l...

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Can grapes help protect against alzheimer’s decline?

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A pilot study at the University of California, Los Angeles looked at whether consuming grapes could help fight the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, research...

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Four fall prevention strategies for seniors

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Falls pose one of the greatest dangers to a senior’s independence and self-sufficiency. More than one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year, and those who fall once are two to three times m...