Instead of trying to sugarcoat it, how about offering caregivers some real support?
These comments, even if well-meaning, won't go over well.
I can't help feeling angry sometimes, no matter how much I try to fend it off. What has my life come to? Why can't things just be a little easier? Why is she so mean sometimes? Why did my mother get this horrible disease in the first place?
The advent of virtual medicine. While no one would argue that a face-to-face visit with the doctor is preferable to a virtual
Join a support network -- and also find a mentor. While it's great to be able to get out and see your friends, using them
As the world continues to search for that magic bullet, one approach that will never be out of style is to take a person-centered approach with the person who has to navigate the world of memory loss.
This is important for all of us: If you are not a caregiver today, the odds are high that either you will become one - or
You never know when you or someone you love might need daily help, such as assistance getting groceries, help with transportation or round the clock care, all of which require planning and coordination.
At home, positive interaction between grandparents and grandchildren is possible, providing benefits for both and easing some of the burdens commonly faced by family caregivers. Here's a seven-step plan for bridging the generation gap for family caregivers.
While most people face certain weather-related challenges during the winter when going about their everyday lives, for those with Alzheimer's disease, the complications can be even more severe.