Alzheimer's

Actress Kate Mulgrew
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

Kate Mulgrew Shares Lessons Learned from Alzheimer's Caregiving

The acclaimed actress shares advice based on she what she learned from serving as her mother's healthcare guardian as she dealt with Alzheimer's disease.

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Aging Parents

4 Ways Caregivers Can Assist During a Hospital Stay

How to make sure your loved is cared for while they’re under someone else’s watch.

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Helpful Activities

How to Improve Communities for People with Dementia

Learn what you can do to help make your community dementia-inclusive.

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Advice for Caregivers

5 Ways to Combat Illegal Robocalls

Scam callers target older adults, but there are ways to protect your loved one.

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Advice for Caregivers

When You Become a Caregiver: Taking on a New Role

Caring for a loved one alters your relationship, but a wealth of resources can help you navigate. 

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A woman speaking out in a support group.
Caregiver Stress

4 Ways to Reach Out When Family Members Are Angry

If family isn't helpful when you're caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, written updates and a support group can make inroads.

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Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Helpful Ways to Communicate with a Loved One Who is Hostile

An empathetic approach can work best when dementia causes belligerence.

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A mother overlooking her senior mother on a laptop.
Helpful Activities

Tips to Protect a Loved One Whose Judgment is Impaired

You can put safety first by keeping a watchful eye on activities.

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Financial/Legal Advice

Payment Options for Alzheimer’s Care

Public, private and community-based sources can help with your loved one’s costs.

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A senior father and his caregiver daughter having a laugh in their home.
Advice for Caregivers

3 Tips to Handle a Loved One’s Hostility

When you keep in mind that dementia is the cause, it can aid your understanding.

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