Alzheimer's blog

  1. April 17, 2014

    Film captures power of music to help those with Alzheimer's

    By Angela Lunde

    The power of music helps people living with Alzheimer's reacquire their identity for a while.

  2. April 2, 2014

    Hope takes on different meanings for Alzheimer's caregivers

    By Angela Lunde

    The key to caregivers renewing hope may lie in nourishing relationships that support and energize, engaging in self-care practices and making peace with what is.

  3. March 6, 2014

    Hope is in the air at Alzheimer's conference

    By Angela Lunde

    Alzheimer's conference offers hope for a better future — and a better today.

  4. February 19, 2014

    Tips on boosting spirits in Alzheimers caregiving

    By Angela Lunde

    Those living with Alzheimer’s lose the ability to begin an activity or find interesting things to do on their own. If caregivers don't know this, they could mistakenly conclude the person is unmotivated.

  5. February 4, 2014

    Meeting of the Minds focuses on dementia programs

    By Angela Lunde

    Annual dementia conference isn't just about hope for the future, it's about discovering ways to make today better.

  6. January 14, 2014

    Gifts from past year resonate in new year of dementia care

    By Angela Lunde

    Persons living with dementia and care partners provide lessons and perspectives that can benefit all.

  7. November 12, 2013

    Tips for caregivers to help lessen the guilt

    By Angela Lunde Caregivers don't need to be perfect. Use these tips to help with the guilt you feel, which is normal. You can lessen the burden on your well-being. 13 comments
  8. October 29, 2013

    Undeserved guilt often trips up dementia caregivers

    By Angela Lunde Much of the guilt caregivers feel has no constructive basis, and can in fact be destructive. It's fueled by demands of the role and expectations of others. 32 comments
  9. October 16, 2013

    Alzheimer's caregivers benefit from more self-compassion

    By Angela Lunde Caregivers need to be kinder to themselves. Self-compassion begins when caregivers accept that they did the best they could. 17 comments
  10. October 1, 2013

    Caregiver finds a way to love and let go at same time

    By Angela Lunde Alzheimer's caregiver marks monumental moment of moving husband to care facility. 34 comments
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