Alzheimer's and Dementia

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You’re Not Alone: Alzheimer’s Support Groups Can Help

Whether you are a caregiver or you are dealing with dementia, the right group can offer support, encouragement and camaraderie.

Miriam Green in her kitchen

Her Mom With Alzheimer's Still Inspires Her

Even as her mother declines, they stay connected through their longstanding love of cooking.

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4 Ways Caregivers Can Assist During a Hospital Stay

How to make sure your loved is cared for while they’re under someone else’s watch.

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A woman in her golden years grocery shopping with the assistance of a caregiver.

How to Improve Communities for People with Dementia

Learn what you can do to help make your community dementia-inclusive.

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A mother and daughter in a loving embrace.

Helpful Ways to Communicate with a Loved One Who is Hostile

An empathetic approach can work best when dementia causes belligerence.

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A mother overlooking her senior mother on a laptop.

Tips to Protect a Loved One Whose Judgment is Impaired

You can put safety first by keeping a watchful eye on activities.

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A woman in her golden years.

Moving Through Denial When a Loved One Has Dementia

Education can help ease the way forward for family members.

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A father and daughter in a happy embrace.

What to Do When Your Loved One Shows Signs of Impaired Judgment

If poor decision-making is an issue, you can take steps to protect your family.

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9 Suggestions for Preventing Caregiver Burnout

9 Suggestions for Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Caring for someone with dementia may require your intense vigilance as a caregiver, but there is much you can do to release your own stress. 

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Norm Stolpe and his wife, Candy

A Caregiver Finds Comfort in the Book of Psalms

A retired pastor now finds spiritual fulfillment in caring for his wife with Alzheimer's.

A male caregiver searching online and taking notes.

Where to Turn When a Family Member Has Alzheimer’s

An abundance of resources offer information for family caregivers.

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9 Strategies for Dealing with Repetition in People with Dementia

9 Strategies for Dealing with Repetition in People with Dementia

Discovering what’s behind your loved one’s repetitive questions can help you manage them.

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A caregiver engaged in conversation with her loved one on a bench outside.

What to Know About Wandering in People with Dementia

A potential symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, wandering behavior can stem from a search for safety and reassurance.

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A caregiver reassuring her loved one.

7 Methods for Dealing with Time Confusion in People with Alzheimer’s

Remaining flexible can help alleviate anxiety.

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