Everyday Coping for Caregivers

This Alzheimer's Memory Cafe Is Giving Caregivers a Break

This Alzheimer's Memory Cafe Is Giving Caregivers a Break

Amy's Place is the first free-standing Memory Cafe in the U.S. and its goal is simple: to give caregivers a little TLC. 

Continue Reading
4 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease

4 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease

A clinical psychologist shares what he learned about dealing with Alzheimer's while caring for his mother through her final years.

Continue Reading
7 Encouraging Bible Verses for Dementia Caregivers

7 Encouraging Bible Verses for Dementia Caregivers

A cofounder of Home Instead Senior Care shares scripture to comfort, encourage and inspire those who are caring for a loved one with dementia.

Continue Reading
Gene Wilder's Widow Shares Heartfelt Essay on His Battle with Alzheimer's

Gene Wilder's Widow Shares Heartfelt Essay on His Battle with Alzheimer's

A year after her husband's death, Karen Wilder opens up about what it's like caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. 

Continue Reading
7 Keys to Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

7 Keys to Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

Caring for a family member who has Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming.

Continue Reading
Tips for Communicating with a Loved One with Dementia

Tips for Communicating with a Loved One with Dementia

Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter, who provide training to dementia caregivers, share how they use techniques learned from improvisational theatre to engage with Karen's mother, who has Alzheimer's.

Continue Reading
7 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

7 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, here are several tips from professional caregivers that we hope might help lighten your load a little bit.

Continue Reading
Advice for Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

Advice for Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

Alzheimer’s is a condition that is trying for both the patient and the caregiver. Here's a checklist that can help family caregivers take care of themselves, even as they care for their loved ones.

Continue Reading
Caring for B. Smith: Dan Gasby Speaks on Their Fight Against Alzheimer's

Caring for B. Smith: Dan Gasby Speaks on Their Fight Against Alzheimer's

Lifestyle guru B. Smith was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's. See how she and her husband and business partner are fighting back.

Continue Reading
prayer when there are no words

When There Are No Words

A touching moment and a prayer to help cope with the heartache of a loved one suffering from dementia.

Continue Reading
Caring for a Loved One with Late-Stage Dementia

Caring for a Loved One with Late-Stage Dementia

Content provided by Home Instead Senior Care

Continue Reading
Gentle on Her Mind

Gentle on Her Mind

Alzheimer’s had taken so much from Glen Campbell…and from his wife. Caring for him was the one thing she had left.

Continue Reading
See More Stories