Alzheimer's and Dementia

5 Ways to Be a Healthy Alzheimer’s Caregiver

5 Ways to Be a Healthy Alzheimer’s Caregiver

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's is taxing. Here are some practical tips intended to assist caregivers in caring for themselves, too.

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An Experienced Caregiver Offers Insights on Early-Onset Alzheimer's Care

An Experienced Caregiver Offers Insights on Early-Onset Alzheimer's Care

Author Carlen Maddux, whose wife was just 50 when she was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's, shares advice for others are caring for a loved one in a similar situation.

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3 Questions to Ask After a Loved One is Diagnosed with Dementia

3 Questions to Ask After a Loved One is Diagnosed with Dementia

Talking about what your family member wants is one of the most effective ways to ensure your loved one's wishes are honored

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Why an Action Plan Can Help You Manage Your Loved One’s Dementia Care

Why an Action Plan Can Help You Manage Your Loved One’s Dementia Care

Breaking down goals into small, manageable steps can help you handle the challenges you may face as a caregiver

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The Facts About 8 Common Alzheimer’s Myths

The Facts About 8 Common Alzheimer’s Myths

We talk to two leading names in the Alzheimer’s research community on the most common myths about the disease, and what they wish people knew.

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A Smile from His Wife Gave This Alzheimer's Caregiver Hope

A Smile from His Wife Gave This Alzheimer's Caregiver Hope

A single smile from her reassured him that they were a team.

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Personalized Playlists Could Lessen Alzheimer's Symptoms

Personalized Playlists Could Lessen Alzheimer's Symptoms

A new study suggests that personalized musical playlists may make caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's that much easier. 

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Marcia Gay Harden on Coping with Her Mother's Alzheimer's

Marcia Gay Harden on Coping with Her Mother's Alzheimer's

All her life, her mother helped pave the way for her success. Now, as her mother battles Alzheimer's, Marcia Gay Harden offers her love and support.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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