A friend recently faced the task of letting her mother, who has mid-level dementia, know that the mother’s elderly brother had died. This death was not unexpected, but when a person has dementia and short-term memory loss is a problem, the news would ...
Lewy Body Dementia: Caregivers Talk About Experiences, Frustrations, Adjustments
How to deal with mixed feelings of guilt, sadness, loss and even joy when losing a loved one after a battle with an illness.
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.
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.
Ever wish you could peer inside the brain of your loved one with dementia? Carol Bradley Bursack helps caregivers understand the thoughts of those with dementia.
Our body language can communicate messages that we aren’t aware of. Carol Bradley Bursack offers guidance for caregivers.
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.
It's one of the hardest caregiving decisions: Do I move my loved one into a nursing home? A veteran family caregiver offers nine things to consider.