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Inspiration for Caregivers

Inspiration for Caregivers

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?” This challenge posed to us back in 1957 by Martin Luther King speaks to us today with a message whose meaning is timeless and inspirational in any context. In our capacity hosting Memory...
Tips for an Emergency Room Visit

Tips for an Emergency Room Visit

No one enjoys taking a trip to the Emergency Room; it’s usually a bit chaotic and disorienting, with long stretches of uncomfortable waiting that can try anyone’s patience. For someone with dementia, whose ability to cope relies on being grounded in what’s familiar...
When Caregivers Need a Break

When Caregivers Need a Break

If you are one of the millions of people in the US who’ve acted as unpaid caregiver for a family member, you know how emotionally and physically demanding it can be. Cutbacks in Medicare, curtailed insurance coverage, shorter hospital stays, and a shortage in-home...
Staying Patient with Elderly Parents

Staying Patient with Elderly Parents

What makes you lose patience? Is it sitting in traffic, when you’ve got ten places to be? Being asked the same questions again and again? Or, getting interrupted for the third time when you’re trying to finish something important? If you have elderly parents living...
Four Helpful Caregiving Qualities

Four Helpful Caregiving Qualities

Those of you who are volunteer caregivers for loved ones know that there’s no more demanding job in the world; and, while you’re obviously not doing it for money, it’s important to get some recognition once in a while! It also can be tough to work solo with little...