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Words like "suffering" and "patient" place dementia in a tragedy narrative and make it difficult for the caregiver to stay positive.
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.
Caregiving for dementia is full of delicate situations. Knowing how to word your responses to hard questions can improve your relationships. Start with this list.
HealthCentral speaks with an ALS patient about living with the condition — and the hope for a cure.
Why does it take so long to realize that assistance is not only necessary ― but already in place?
I have been taking care of my mother, who has dementia, for more than nine years. Some days go by and there are no problems. But other days can be difficult.
Sometimes, taking time off from work to spend time with your child is more important than leading a Fortune 250 company.
The bathroom can become the most dangerous room in the house for someone with dementia. These six tips can make it a safer place.