Performing daily tasks can be challenging for someone living with dementia. But as a caregiver, it’s important to find activities that your person can still enjoy doing. Keep reading for some practical tips of how to manage everyday life.
When family caregivers need a break, we rely on people like Joanne Bryant. Keep reading to find out she learned to communicate even beyond words as a Companion Volunteer.
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, while rewarding, can also be challenging. When a loved one with dementia lives far away, there are even more complexities to consider. Alzheimer’s San Diego recently held a class called Long-Distance Caregiving, designed to provide practical tips of how to be a helpful care partner from afar.
A few kind words can make someone’s day when they’re dealing with the stress of caregiving. Keep reading to find out 10 phrases to avoid – and to start using – to positively influence caregivers.
We know that dementia affects relationships – even the strongest can experience strain. As a person’s memory, thinking, personality and physical function change, so can intimacy in relationships. Learn how you can help manage these tough changes.
When caring for someone with dementia, experts recommend starting discussions about legal, financial and health care matters early.