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6 Ways Celebrate a Loved One on National Parents’ Day

6 Ways Celebrate a Loved One on National Parents’ Day

National Parents’ Day, which takes place on the fourth Sunday of July, is yet another opportunity for thankful children to celebrate parents, grandparents and other cherished loved ones who played a parental role in their lives. Established in 1994 by ...
The Interesting Link Between Life Purpose and Your Brain

The Interesting Link Between Life Purpose and Your Brain

What’s your life purpose? That’s a question only you can answer, and one that can change often throughout the course of your life. When you’re younger, your purpose could be to build a career or do your part in making the world a better place. As you get ...
5 Signs You May Need More Sleep as a Caregiver

5 Signs You May Need More Sleep as a Caregiver

When was the last time you had a good, solid, restful night’s sleep? In a perfect world, the answer would be “last night” – but for many Americans, particularly caregivers, sleeping through the night seem as a much a pipe dream as having a ...
Safety Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

Safety Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

The dog days of summer have arrived, bringing picnics, cookouts, festivals, events and so much more. This is an excellent time of year to get out of your house and create memories to cherish, but if you’re the caregiver of a senior loved one ...
5 Tips When Making Tough Caregiving Decisions

5 Tips When Making Tough Caregiving Decisions

As a caregiver for a loved one with dementia, you already know that decision-making is a big part of your job. There are the little, everyday ones that have to be made, like what should we have for dinner? And then there are the bigger, more serious ...
Steps To Take to Plan Ahead for Memory Care

Steps To Take to Plan Ahead for Memory Care

Once a person has been diagnosed with a cognitive illness like Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, it’s important to take steps to plan ahead for their present and future care.  “Memory care planning isn’t something that should be ...
Coping with Behavioral Symptoms After a Dementia Diagnosis

Coping with Behavioral Symptoms After a Dementia Diagnosis

When a loved one receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, it can be jarring – but also potentially a relief. If you’ve been noticing changes in your loved one’s behavior for some time, a diagnosis of dementia helps ...
Ensuring Loved Ones’ Safety This Summer

Ensuring Loved Ones’ Safety This Summer

The words “summer” and “fun” naturally go together, and all of us can remember happy summer days filled with popsicles, carnivals, fireflies, cookouts … the list goes on and on. Summer is a great time to make memories with your loved ones, but when your ...
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