Alzheimer's

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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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Alzheimer's and Dementia

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
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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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Helpful Activities

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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Linda took to painting as a form of therapy
Helpful Activities

How She Used Art to Help a Senior with Dementia

The caregiving art sessions transformed Tony's final days with Alzheimer's and healed Linda, too.

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Music helps fight aging
Living Longer, Living Better

What If Your Brain Never Stopped Growing?

New research explores this question—what could it mean for how you see your life?

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A mother in a wheelchair gets a visit from her daughter in a care facility.
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How to Shift Your Loved One’s Care to Assisted Living with Less Stress

Preparing yourself for potential stressors and reaching out to support services can help ease the transition.

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How Crochet Helped Her Care for Her Mom with Alzheimer's
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How Crochet Helped Her Care for Her Mom with Alzheimer's

Although a beginner, she started an afghan that connected her to her mom in a way she never envisioned. 

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Everyday Coping for Caregivers

5 Tips to Help Caregivers Cope with Ambiguous Loss

How do you care for a loved with dementia, depression or lost only partially?

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