Category: Caregiving Tips

Benefits of Music for Alzheimer’s patients

From our friends at TeepaSnow.com and Alzheimer’s Music Connect We know communication can be challenging when caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. We’ve put together some reasons why we think music is an important part of your caregiver toolkit. Stimulates Memories

Winter Weather Fall Prevention Tips

Although this winter season  in the DC Metro area has been mild so far, we are in for a little more snow this week. With that in mind, here are some excellent tips from The National Council on Aging on

Great article on Caregiver’s social needs and mental health

This article is a blog post from myCNAjobs.com, you can find it and other tips and resources on their page. New Study: Social Isolation Major Factor in Caregiver Burnout A recent study by the Stanford Center on Longevity and the

Excellent Online Resource

An excellent resource for people living with Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinsons, this website has information geared towards friends and family, caregivers and professional care providers. Teepa Snow offers videos, books, & online reading among many other resources to help navigate

Alzheimer training for family caregivers

National Research Summit on Dementia Care

    September 21, 2017 National Research Summit on Dementia Care: Building Evidence for Services and Supports The National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers is a two-day meeting sponsored by the

How to stay Young

As we become older, tasks can become more difficult, and life can seem to get harder. As we worry about this aging process and what it will do to us, here are eight easy things to keep in mind to

Helping Aging Parents

As parents get older, things can become more challenging and it can become harder to communicate with them.  As different things come up, life can seem to get more overwhelming and more difficult.  Here are ten great tips to keep

Ten Tips for Communicating with a Person with Dementia

Communicating with a loved one who has dementia is a huge challenge and takes lots of patience and love.  There are times when it is difficult and frustrating to have the simplest conversation.  On the Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on

A Frank and Intimate Conversation on Caring for the Dementia Patient-from Health After 50

More helpful publications from Scientific American From Dr. Peter V. Rabins, one of the nation’s leading experts on the care and management of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. * * * * * * * *