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Home Instead Senior Care Celebrates 25th Anniversary with ‘Ready to Care’ Initiative

The campaign encourages people to take small actions to brighten a senior’s life.

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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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Everyday Coping for Caregivers

6 Practical Ways to Resolve Sleep Issues

Watching your loved one’s caffeine intake and offering a stuffed animal to cuddle are possible solutions.

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Everyday Coping for Caregivers

5 Approaches to Sleep Regulation for Someone with Severe Dementia

Daytime “wake cues” and a bedtime routine can help your loved one get better sleep.

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Everyday Coping for Caregivers

What to Do If Your Loved One with Dementia Sleeps Too Much

Changes in sleep patterns are not unusual, but check with a physician.

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Everyday Coping for Caregivers

6 Tips for Handling Nighttime Fears in People with Alzheimer’s

You can be a soothing presence by offering your loved one reassurance and acceptance.

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How “Our Stories” Is Changing the Way Families Talk About Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association’s new initiative highlights how important early conversations can be for those with Alzheimer’s and their loved ones.

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Someone Cares: Sing Along

Her hymns came from her father's musical legacy and gave comfort to nursing home residents.

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5 Ways to Engage a Senior with Alzheimer’s

Get expert advice on how to connect with a person who has dementia.

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