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How to Assemble a Caregiving Team

By Winnie Yu Whether it’s driving mom to the doctor, doing dad’s laundry, or providing 24/7 care to an aging relative, many Americans these days are familiar with the rigors of caring for a loved one. According to the Family … Continue reading

Outgoing, Relaxed People May Be Less Likely to Get Alzheimer’s

People who are socially engaged and can easily brush off stress may be at reduced risk for Alzheimer’s. Continue reading

Counseling and Support Benefits Alzheimer’s Caregivers Worldwide

A first-of-its-kind international trial of caregivers has shown that counseling and support services can benefit those who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease when that person is also taking a medication for the disease. Continue reading

Writing May Ease the Stress of Caring for Alzheimer’s

Expressing thoughts and feelings may help caregivers to make sense of a difficult situation. Continue reading

Poor Vision a Concern for People with Alzheimer’s

One in three nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s disease who need eyeglasses don’t have the right glasses and can’t see clearly, a new study reports. Continue reading