Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Jeanette and her mother

Was She Up to the Challenge of Caring for Her Difficult Mother?

She ultimately gave up the guilt and accepted that her best was good enough.

Joel and his grandma Barb

Her Autistic Son Taught Her to Live in the Present

During a visit to her mother-in-law with Alzheimer's, her son opened her eyes to God's many blessings.

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Her Mother With Dementia Suddenly Realized She Was at Her Granddaughter's Wedding

Those suffering with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia sometimes experience a mysterious moment of lucidity.

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6 Tips for Caring for a Mistrustful Parent

How to keep paranoid loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia safe.

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Tips to Cope with the Financial Toll of Alzheimer’s Care

From family resources to untapped benefits, there are ways to ease the burden.

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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.

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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.

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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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Luanne and husband Bob

A Caregiver's Well-Deserved Staycation

As the primary caregiver for her husband with Alzheimer's, she struggled to take time for herself. But a restorative sanctuary was just blocks away.

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 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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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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Where to Turn When a Family Member Has Alzheimer’s

An abundance of resources offer information for family caregivers.

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