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Alzheimers Caregiver Tips

How to Prepare Someone With Alzheimer's for the Holidays

Lily Sarafan | Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Lily Sarafan

The holiday season is steadfastly approaching, with stores already full of lights and decorations. Preparing for family gatherings is hectic for all, but this time of year can be especially stressful for those with Alzheimer's or dementia.

Is A Simple Conversation The Best Treatment For Dementia?

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 10.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

Many of the validation principles and communication techniques that were developed by Naomi Feil are taught to professional caregivers, and some eventually make their way to family caregivers as well.

5 Great Gifts For Dads With Memory Loss

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 08.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

Some people struggle with celebrating Father's Day once their dad begins suffering the effects of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of memory loss. However, the day can still be meaningful for both your dad and the whole family.

5 Mother's Day Gifts For Alzheimer's Caregivers

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

This Mother's Day, take the time to reach out and do something special to acknowledge a woman whom you know is caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease.