Alzheimer's blog

  1. January 10, 2014

    Caretakers: Your needs matter too

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D.

    You can't care for a loved one if you don't take care of yourself.

    2 comments
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. July 9, 2013

    Experienced caregivers offer best advice and support

    By Angela Lunde Veteran caregivers are best sources for support and solutions. 21 comments
  9. June 26, 2013

    Caregivers need more, but support services available

    By Angela Lunde National vision, serious focus needed to build support for Alzheimer's caregivers. 21 comments
  10. May 8, 2013

    Coping with life's hard knocks

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. You can't control the hand that you're dealt, but you can decide how to play the cards. 12 comments
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