“Even when he couldn’t remember my name, I knew he loved me.” Kathy Sebald lost her high school sweetheart, Tony, to dementia in 2016 – just a few weeks shy of their 53rd wedding anniversary. Keep reading to find out how your support kept her from feeling alone.
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It can seem like there’s a new Alzheimer’s “breakthrough” almost every day. We sift through the headlines and pull together the relevant, reputable research updates for you. Here are 4 things you should know about Alzheimer’s and dementia research from the last month.
Preston Stocking, MSW, is a key part of our care team at Alzheimer's San Diego. Keep reading to find out what drives him to help families affected by dementia.
Alzheimer’s San Diego recently held a class called Communication Skills, which is designed to provide helpful tools to use when communicating with someone with the disease. Keep reading to learn some helpful tips.
There’s no shortcut to building patience. If you’re looking to make lasting changes within yourself, you are going to have to do the work. I’ve learned a lot on my personal journey. Here are some practical tools that helped me along the way.
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.