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When a Person with Dementia Doesn’t Remember You

When a Person with Dementia Doesn’t Remember You

One of the most difficult parts of the dementia journey is when your loved one ceases to remember who you are. “This is when many family members truly feel that their loved one is no longer ‘there,’ even though they are present physically,” says Erica ...
Questions To Ask When Searching for Memory Care

Questions To Ask When Searching for Memory Care

When it’s time for you to research memory care options for your loved one with dementia, it’s common to feel confused and overwhelmed. There are so many options and seemingly similar programs, amenities and services that you can become paralyzed by ...
It’s Okay To Need a Break from Caregiving

It’s Okay To Need a Break from Caregiving

Caregiving isn’t just a job … it’s a lifestyle, and we mean that in the broadest sense possible. It often seems as if caregivers work 24/7, juggling all the needs of their loved one along with their own additional responsibilities. No wonder we call them ...
When Does a Loved One Need Around-the-Clock Care?

When Does a Loved One Need Around-the-Clock Care?

One of the hardest decisions family caregivers have to make is knowing when to place their loved one with dementia in a memory care community. There is no one answer to when this is the right option. It all depends on the individual’s disease ...
The Best Books for People Living with Dementia

The Best Books for People Living with Dementia

Do you love to read? Most of us enjoy the simple pleasures of sitting down with a good book and losing ourselves in the pages of a story. It’s something that everyone at every age can enjoy, even for those living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms ...
Tips for Family Caregivers (Both New and Experienced)

Tips for Family Caregivers (Both New and Experienced)

People are living longer thanks to medical treatments and innovation, which increases the risk that more of us will end up living with disabilities and chronic illnesses in our senior years. This also means that many of us will find ourselves becoming ...
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