Alzheimer's blog

  1. November 27, 2012

    A few favorites for caregivers during this season of giving

    By Angela Lunde If you're a caregiver or know someone who's a caregiver, check out these books, gifts, words to live by and more for this season. 13 comments
  2. November 13, 2012

    Caregiver label doesn't define you, but helps recognize what you do

    By Angela Lunde Caregiving label helps build recognition of what you do in Alzheimer's caregiving. You become part of a large group of people with caregiving concerns. 27 comments
  3. October 30, 2012

    Caregivers choosing acceptance, not resentment, build happiness

    By Angela Lunde With mindfulness practice, caregivers can let go of grievances and shift their perception of life. 28 comments
  4. October 16, 2012

    Mindfulness key component in compassion for self, others

    By Angela Lunde Alzheimer's caregivers need compassion not only for others, but for themselves as well. Mindfulness helps you develop that complete awareness. 18 comments
  5. October 2, 2012

    Cultural shift under way in addressing Alzheimer's

    By Angela Lunde Society needs to embrace those with Alzheimer's rather than shun them as diseased individuals. 50 comments
  6. September 18, 2012

    You can help change the stigma of Alzheimer's

    By Angela Lunde Alzheimer's is an epidemic. Help change the stigma of Alzheimer's and join the fight against the disease. 25 comments
  7. August 31, 2012

    Antipsychotics overused in people with Alzheimer's

    By Angela Lunde Compassionate care, not drugs, should be emphasized in treating those with Alzheimer's. 51 comments
  8. August 4, 2012

    Unmet needs and the social environment

    By Angela Lunde Caregivers, family and friends must be mindful of the social needs of people with dementia. 36 comments
  9. July 24, 2012

    Unmet needs and negative behaviors

    By Angela Lunde To prevent and manage negative behaviors in loved ones with dementia, be attentive to unmet needs. 50 comments
  10. July 10, 2012

    Negative behaviors may signal unmet needs

    By Angela Lunde One of the best things we can do for a person with dementia is to view behaviors as neither good nor bad, but as signs of unmet needs. 59 comments
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