Alzheimer's

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Helpful Activities

How to Choose Safe Foods for Someone Who Can’t Swallow

If your loved one is at risk of choking, careful food selection is necessary. 

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About Alzheimer's and Dementia

Why Nutrition Is Important for People with Alzheimer’s

Dementia may lead to a loss of appetite, so ensuring a proper diet is key to health.

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Helpful Activities

Advice on Covering the Costs of Adult Daycare

Public and private sources offer assistance.

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Alzheimer's and Dementia

6 Tips for Communicating With Those Who Have Advanced Alzheimer's

Show your loved one you care with little gestures. 

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Family Caregiving

How to Celebrate National Family Caregivers Month

Experts offer insights and tips for honoring the caregivers in your life.

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Aging Parents

5 Tips for Caring for a Difficult Family Member During the Holidays

Advice from a caregiver on how to avoid stress during the most wonderful time of the year.

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Actress Kate Mulgrew
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

Kate Mulgrew's Toughest Role: Alzheimer's Caregiver

The Star Trek: Voyager actress spent nine years caring for her beloved mother as she dealt with the debilitating disease.

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Everyday Coping for Caregivers

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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Everyday Coping for Caregivers

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
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

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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