Alzheimer's

A young music therapist works with a senior woman with dementia
Caregiving

Why Music Therapy is a Powerful Tool for Individuals with Dementia

From easing anxiety to improving cognitive function, discover the many benefits of music therapy.

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Family

A Family Christmas

Here are some select Guideposts stories with that great and compelling theme.

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Caregiver Burnout

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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Carlen Maddux found out that healing was within himself.
Caregiving

Caring for His Wife with Early-Onset Alzheimer's Led Him on a Path of Spiritual Growth

His wife's early-onset Alzheimer's challenged them both, emotionally and spiritually, but acceptance bolstered by faith brought them comfort.

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Author Carlen Maddux
Caregiver Burnout

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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A senior father laughing with his son in conversation outside on a wooden bench.
Aging Parents

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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Caregiving

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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Caregiver Burnout

Avoid Caregiver Burnout by Exercising Just Three Times a Week

Learn how regular exercise could be the key to caregiver health.

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Blythe Danner and Hilary Swank in "What They Had"
Aging Parents

How Caregiving Prepared Hilary Swank for the Role of a Lifetime

The cast and crew of What They Had share how their personal caregiving experiences shaped the film.

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Young man tying the tie of his senior father and talking to him.
Caregiving

Caring for Someone with Dementia: Understanding What You Need

Each caregiving journey is unique, but it's important to identify what you need and find the resources that can help

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