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Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique

Validation: Helping People With Dementia Preserve Calm and Dignity

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Downsizing May Not Be Right Choice

Should you urge your parents to downsize or stand back while they do it their way?

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Lewy Body Dementia Caregivers Share Experiences

Lewy Body Dementia: Caregivers Talk About Experiences, Frustrations, Adjustments

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Aging Parents? Get Financial Documents Handled Well Ahead of Crisis

Are you prepared to handle your parents’ finances if they get incapacitated mentally or physically?

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Be a Friend to an Isolated Caregiver

Do you have what it takes to be a true friend to a caregiver? These suggestions can guide you.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

6 Tips to Have More Fun While Caregiving

Many dementia caregivers feel as though they are treading water just to avoid sinking under the often exhausting pressures associated with dementia care. But consciously changing your attitude can, with practice, significantly change how your days, a...

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Dementia Care: Oral Hygiene

Prevent gum disease by making sure your loved one gets proper dental care.

By HealthAfter50

Dementia Care: Bath and Shower Tips

While it may not be easy to help bathe a loved one with dementia, it’s possible to find ways to improve the bathing experience. Here’s how.

By HealthAfter50

Dementia Care: Coping with an Aggressive Patient

One of the most frightening behaviors displayed by your loved one with dementia is aggression. Here are some tips to help cope.

By HealthAfter50

Should You Get Palliative Care with Cancer?

If your cancer has turned into a long, hard struggle, palliative care can make you more comfortable while you continue treatment. Here's how it can help.

By PJ Hamel