Recent Posts in July

  • Can You Teach Compassion?

    One of the most desirable qualities in caregiving is compassion and it’s debatable if that can actually be taught—and more importantly, learned. Let's find out what compassion is and more about this important skill.

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  • The State of Dementia Today

    Is dementia on the rise or not? A geriatrician breaks down the data to explain if this incurable progressive disease is becoming more widespread or not.

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  • Your Stress Checklist

    Stress manifests differently in each person and because of various life developments. One person may find staying home to care for a loved one a nice break from going to the office each day, whereas another might find being at home with someone who needs help to eat and get dressed much harder than their usual job.

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  • Caregiving and Control

    Why are some people so controlling? A psychologist breaks it down, the has some tips on how to be a caregiver to someone who can't give up the control.

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  • Good News! You’re Aging!

    Let’s not kid ourselves, there are some downsides to getting older. However, science is finding some pretty good things going on also.

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  • The Long Goodbye

    Alzheimer’s disease lasts an average of 10-15 years and is marked by progressive loss of mental capabilities, physical function and social skills. The impact for family members and loved ones is profound, but often goes unrecognized. Learn how to cope.

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