Alzheimer's blog

  1. 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.

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  2. 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.

    16 comments
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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. 18 comments
  6. 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. 35 comments
  7. September 18, 2013

    An Alzheimer's caregiver shares her family's story

    By Angela Lunde For dementia caregivers, the journey is marked by emotional transitions to a new, unpredictable lifestyle. 43 comments
  8. September 4, 2013

    Emotional memory affects behavior of persons with Alzheimer's

    By Angela Lunde A person living with Alzheimer's will experience emotions, but at times may have less ability to regulate them. That's why they're often labeled as irrational. 28 comments
  9. August 20, 2013

    Procedural memory remains robust as dementia develops

    By Angela Lunde Persons living with dementia maintain many abilities including the preservation and often enhancement of creative abilities as well as the capacity to learn. 15 comments
  10. August 6, 2013

    Alzheimer's stops where creativity begins

    By Angela Lunde Art can be more than a pleasant diversion. It also fosters communication and expression for people with dementia. 6 comments
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