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New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? Caregivers are some of the most resolved people, but resolutions can easily escape us. Maybe the goals we set are too lofty. Also, providing care for a loved one requires a lot of energy. So what type of resolution can a caregiver make?…

Family Caregivers Provide an Invaluable Service to Loved Ones

Following Thanksgiving, Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month both come to a close. Isn’t it interesting that caregivers are celebrated in the same month set aside to give thanks? It’s appropriate since the nation owes the men and women who provide unpaid care a…

What to Do When Scary Thoughts Overwhelm Family Caregivers

For caregivers, there are few things scarier than the thought of developing Alzheimer’s disease. We’re empathetic to our loved ones who have Alzheimer’s, yet every day, we face what could be our own future. We start thinking about our cognitive abilities and wonder, “Could this happen to me, too?”…