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When surrounded by illness and burdened by menial tasks, it can be easy for caregivers to slide into negative thinking. Here are some practical strategies to stay positive.
How to breach the delicate issue of when siblings don't pitch in? Here are some practical pointers that help save your health and relationships.
Ann Campanella’s dual struggle with miscarriage and caring for her mother with Alzheimer's led her to write a book and later to become an advocate for authors like her.
Words like "suffering" and "patient" place dementia in a tragedy narrative and make it difficult for the caregiver to stay positive.
Veteran caregiver Carol Bradley Bursack shares her history of caregiving and offers her younger self the compassion and advice she so often tells others.
Our body language can communicate messages that we aren’t aware of. Carol Bradley Bursack offers guidance for caregivers.
Humor is a powerful tool to relieve caregiving stress. Carol Bradley Bursack weighs in on the difference between laughing at someone who is struggling with dementia and the circumstances.
It's one of the most heartbreaking statements Alzheimer's caregivers hear. Carol Bradley Bursack gives expert advice on how to respond.
No two people with dementia are the same. Tune into this interview with neurologist and author Gayatri Devi, M.D. to learn about championing persons with Alzehimer’s while supporting the caregiver in a challenging role.
Mistakes are inevitable when caregiving for someone with Alzheimer's. Some are more avoidable than others. Here are guidelines to avert the most common mistakes.