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Top Apps for Caregiving and Dementia Care to Make Life Easier

Smartphones and tablets have become an integral part of modern life, and they can even help caregivers and their loved ones living with dementia.

By The Candid Caregiver

Tips for Dating Someone With Depression

Remember: Every person has the potential to be in a successful, healthy, romantic relationship.

By Mike Veny

Let Patients Help: Q&A With "e-Patient Dave"

HealthCentral talks to "e-Patient Dave," an advocate who empowers people with medical conditions to become active in their healthcare.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Living With ALS: One Man's Journey

HealthCentral speaks with an ALS patient about living with the condition — and the hope for a cure.

By Lara DeSanto

Accepting Help Around the House With MS

Why does it take so long to realize that assistance is not only necessary ― but already in place?

By Trevis Gleason

Strong Body, Sharp Mind? Author Who Skis At 85 Tells How It Works

At age 85, Fred Bartlit is still skiing slopes that would challenge an accomplished skier decades younger. The reason? Serious strength training that he dubs the StrongPath.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

The 5 Best Self-Care Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers

If you provide care to a loved one with Alzheimer’s, you probably don’t have a lot of time for yourself. Here are some simple self-care tips.

By Marie Villeza

Music Therapy, Quality of Life, and Hospice

Music therapist Karen Sholander speaks about the powerful effect of music on cognition, memory, and nostalgia in those with dementia.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Sex In Nursing Homes Is Still Taboo For Many

Education can help normalize the idea that sexual interaction is part of being human, and that extends to older adults, even the very old.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

How to Handle the Realization That Your Parents Are Aging

It’s a hard reality to face, but reality it is. Your parents are aging. They are on their way to “being old.”

By The Candid Caregiver