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Adult day service

Is an adult day service right for your loved one? Get the facts about adult day services.

Adult day service

Is an adult day service right for your loved one? Get the facts about adult day services.

Aging parents: Warning signs

It can be tough to monitor your parents' health, especially if you live far away. Here's what to watch for as your parents get older.

Alzheimer's and children

Alzheimer's disease can be frightening for adults and kids alike. Here's help responding to your child's questions.

Alzheimer's and daily challenges

When you're caring for someone who has Alzheimer's disease, balance the loss of privacy and independence with gentleness and tact. Consider these practical tips.

Alzheimer's and daily tasks

Caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer's? Consider simple tips to help your loved one handle daily tasks.

Alzheimer's and driving

A person who has Alzheimer's may be hazardous on the road. Know how to keep your loved one safe.

Alzheimer's and eating

Alzheimer's and eating problems often go hand in hand — but you can help your loved one eat a healthy diet. Consider these tips.

Alzheimer's and end-of-life needs

 

Alzheimer's and family conflict

When a loved one has Alzheimer's disease, family stress is inevitable. To minimize conflicts, address the issues together.

Alzheimer's and holidays

Celebrating the holidays with a loved one who has Alzheimer's? Consider your loved one's needs, but don't forget about your own.

Alzheimer's and long-term care options

If you're an Alzheimer's caregiver, you might prefer to keep your loved one at home. Still, it's important to evaluate your loved one's future needs.

Alzheimer's and wandering

If you're caring for someone who has Alzheimer's, you may be concerned about wandering. Find out why it happens — and how to prevent it.

Alzheimer's caregiving: How to ask for help

If you're caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer's, don't go it alone. Friends and loved ones can help share the burden.

Alzheimer's communication

Communicating with a person who has Alzheimer's can be challenging. Consider simple tips for better give-and-take.

Alzheimer's sleep problems

Your loved one's sleep is important — and so is yours. Here's help getting a good night's sleep.

Alzheimer's: 7 tips for medical visits

If your loved one has Alzheimer's, you probably have many questions — and limited time with his or her doctor. Here's help making the most of medical visits.

Alzheimer's: Moving day tips

Are you planning a move for a loved one who has Alzheimer's disease? Consider these tips to prepare for the big day.

Alzheimer's: Preserving memories

If you're caring for someone who has Alzheimer's disease, you're the link to your loved one's memories. Use mementos to make the memories last.

Caregiver depression

Caregivers are vulnerable to depression — but you can take active steps to prevent depression and feel your best. Consider these tips.

Caregiver stress

So busy caring for a loved one that you fail to care for yourself? Try these tips for preserving your own health and well-being.

Create a family health record

Helping an Alzheimer's caregiver

Alzheimer's caregivers need all the support they can get. If you'd like to help an Alzheimer's caregiver but don't know how, consider these practical tips.

Home care services

Choosing a home care provider can be difficult. Here's help asking the right questions.

Home safety tips for Alzheimer's caregivers

Living wills

Long term care

Considering long term care for yourself or a loved one? The more you know about the options, the better choices you can make.

Long-distance caregiving

Long-distance caregiving requires careful planning. Understand what you can do to help your loved one from afar.

Malnutrition and older adults

Malnutrition is a growing problem among older adults. Here's help promoting a healthy diet for an older loved one.

Overcoming resistance to care

Sharing Alzheimer's diagnosis

An Alzheimer's diagnosis can have a ripple effect throughout the entire family. Consider ways to share the news of a loved one's illness.

Apr. 03, 2014