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Fear and anxiety are two disturbing symptoms exhibited by many people with Alzheimer’s disease. These symptoms are completely understandable, considering the fact that people with dementia are often confused about their surroundings. Read more →

The benefits of relaxation, improved flexibility and mental focus can be considerable since the combination of these factors contributes to an overall sense of wellbeing. Read more →

I first came across the term care partner in conjunction with Alzheimer’s disease. This, at first glance, would seem to be the last place where this term fits. People with Alzheimer’s need someone to take over their lives, right? The answer, of course, is nothing could be farther from the truth. Read more →

Hullar said that if we turn the lights off, we tend to sway a bit more than we do when we can see. "This study suggests that opening your ears also gives you information about balance," he explained. Read more →

Long-term caregiving can be isolating and lonely, which is why peer support is so vital to a caregiver’s mental, emotional, and physical health Read more →

If you’re like most family caregivers, you probably made a promise to your parent(s) years ago that you would never place them in a long-term care facility. You assured them that you would be the one to see to their care no matter what. Read more →