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How Siblings Can Support An Aging Parent And Keep Conflicts At Bay

Without a doubt, caregiving for a parent can take a family toll. With the new parent/child dynamic that ensues when looking after an elderly mother or father, there can also…

The Positives of Dementia

When we think of dementia, we might that it’s a negative, awful diagnosis. Dementia is described as a disturbance in a group of mental processes that include memory, attentional, perception,…

Early Signs of Dementia To Look Out For

While everyone suffers from forgetfulness from time to time, it’s important to recognize the early signs of dementia. This can cause apprehension in many people, but ultimately, being aware of…

Communicating With A Loved One With Dementia

One of the hardest things about caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s is the lack of communication. Naturally, when the brain begins to deteriorate, communication can be…

5 Essential Tips for Caregivers

Caregiving has challenges that many other facets of life don’t have, which is why it’s important to constantly check in with yourself—as a loving caregiver—about what you need in terms…

Tips for Caregiving During the Summer

Summer can be an opportune time to get outdoors and enjoy nature, especially with a an aging loved one who has spent the majority of winter indoors. With nature blooming…

Tips for Combating Doggie Dementia

While humans are suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s in great numbers all around the country, it might come as a surprise that man’s best friend—dogs—are also suffering from such an…

Netflix’s New Documentary on Dementia Promotes Understanding

If you’re binging anything on Netflix these days, it should be a new documentary titled This is Dementia. Sure, it may not be a romantic comedy to take your mind…

Top Tips for Caregiving

Without a doubt, caregiving can be a stressful experience, leaving many holding their hands in the air and wondering, “How on earth can I possibly do this?” The act of…