Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s Next After a Diagnosis?

Witnessing your loved one’s health change over time is never easy. It’s even harder to accept if your parent has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Coming to terms with your parent’s diagnosis can be an emotional challenge and it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. Just know that you’re not alone and there are a multitude of…

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What is it Like to Have Alzheimer’s Disease?

It can be very alarming and upsetting when you notice your parent’s health declining as they age. It’s especially difficult when your parent experiences a form of memory impairment like Alzheimer’s disease. Watching your parent begin to forget who you are or struggle to remember information about themselves can be heartbreaking and emotionally draining.If your…

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Building Meaningful Relationships with Loved Ones with Dementia

Caregivers provide unmatched support to family members living with dementia. According to the AARP, in the U.S. alone, it is estimated that 40 million family caregivers have provided about $470 billion annually in unpaid care to adult relatives. This goes to show just how large the caregiver community is and the outreach it has. Dealing…

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How to Boost Memory with Brain Exercises

Your brain is constantly working to process information, help you form new ideas and learn different skills with each passing day. However, just like your body starts to go through changes as you age, your brain experiences changes, too. Your body begins to lose muscle in your later years, making it that much more important…

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