How to Help Your Child Deal With Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease can take a giant toll on family life. It can have a large affect on adult children, spouses and siblings, but most importantly, it can have an effect on younger children and teenagers as well. Often times, children are unaware of diseases for elders such as Alzheimer’s and dementia and are very unaware [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Caregiver Tips, Children, Support|0 Comments

How to Fight Cognitive Decline

Alzheimer’s and dementia can be scary to a spouse or loved one, especially when they are unprepared. One is more likely to develop these diseases if their thinking and memory is on the decline, especially when they have nothing to boost or maintain these cognitive function. As your senior gets older, it is important to [...]

3 Surprising Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Memory loss can be a distressing side effect of aging. But unlike Hollywood often portrays, mild memory loss is not the only impairment associated with Alzheimer’s. There are typically several, lesser known signs that can indicate that you, or a loved one have just entered into the early stages of Alzheimer’s. Before you begin to [...]

Eating Healthy Reduces Risk of Dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer’s are both neurodegenerative diseases that cause progressive damage to cognitive functioning, which cause confusion and memory loss. Although there are no cures to these diseases and they cannot be completely prevented, there are ways to reduce the risk. Besides keeping your parent’s mind sharp with social and mental activities, there is one [...]

5 Tips On How to Deal With A Parent With Dementia or Alzheimer’s

You saw the signs, or maybe you didn’t, but either way, it’s here. You don’t realize that it’s one of your biggest fears until it happens: they’re no longer themselves, or worse, they can’t remember who you are. But, all is not lost. Here are 5 tips on how to deal with a parent who [...]

When Is It Time to Consider a Nursing Home?

The dreaded day has finally arrived. You were distracted by simultaneously finishing up a late work project, trying to cook dinner, and pick out your dad’s clothes, when suddenly you notice the front door is ajar and your dad is nowhere to be found. Panic sets in, and your immediately begin frantically searching for your [...]

4 Tips for Caring for Elderly Parents

If you suddenly find yourself caring for a disabled parent, you’re in good company. Currently, there are more than 60 million families taking care of an aging or disabled parent. Though the development of and circulation of useful technology has somewhat eased the physical and emotional stress often associated with taking care of an elderly [...]