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6 Ways to Get Seniors with No Appetite to Eat — Jul 03, 2018
This article is reprinted with permission from DailyCaring. There are many reasons why some older adults lose their appetite or refuse to eat. But that doesn’t change the ...
6 Ways to Stop Judging Yourself As a Caregiver — Apr 17, 2018
Most of us have run across unpleasant know-it-alls who question your caregiving decisions or criticize things you’ve done. That’s terrible, nobody should speak to you that ...
6 Nonverbal Dementia Communication Techniques to Make Caregiving Easier — Mar 07, 2018
Communicating with someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be tough without learning some new techniques. The damage in their brain has changed the way your older adul...
6 Tips for Managing Dementia and Alcohol Abuse — Feb 13, 2018
When someone with a history of alcohol abuse develops Alzheimer’s or dementia, it can become a very challenging situation for families to manage. Alcoholism plus dementia ...
Keeping a Dementia Journal to Make Caregiving Easier — Jan 09, 2018
Caring for someone with dementia can seem like a constantly-changing rollercoaster that you’re forced to ride. When symptoms and problems seem random and uncontrollable,...
How to Prepare Family Before Their Holiday Visit with Seniors — Dec 21, 2017
Many families can only get together a couple of times a year for big holiday celebrations. When family members see your older adult, they’re likely to be surprised by their...
6 Things to Try Before Using Antipsychotic Medications for Dementia Behaviors — Nov 22, 2017
Medication can’t always solve difficult dementia behaviors When seniors with dementia have challenging behaviors like anxiety, aggression, agitation, or others, it’s exha...
How to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Keeps Repeating Questions — Oct 31, 2017
This article is reprinted by permission from DailyCaring.com. People with Alzheimer’s may repeat things…a lot Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias cause problems with...