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Dementia Caregiver

Why Your Loved One's Dementia Doesn't Have to Be a Death Sentence for You, Too

Carol W. Berman, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol W. Berman, M.D.

Remember that as close as you may be to your spouse (or parent), his or her death sentence is not your death sentence. Protect yourself from undue stress by staying strong and remembering that you have a choice in how you choose to react to your loved one's illness.

Confessions Of A Worn-Out Alzheimer's Caregiver

Marie Marley | Posted 04.12.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I was a caregiver for seven long years for Dr. Edward Theodoru, my beloved Romanian soul mate of 30 years. In the early and mid-stages of his dementia I did many things I was later not proud of. At all.

New Strategies For Alzheimer's And Dementia Care Help Family Caregivers, Too

Kathryn Haslanger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Haslanger

As the number of people with dementia continues to rise, it's important that we look for ways not only to tailor care for a patient's personal needs and abilities, but also to help educate and support their family caregivers.