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How to Cope with Personality Changes in a Loved One

This post identifies some possible causes for behavior and mental health changes in your caree, and offers suggestions on ways to cope that can actually help both of you.
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The Selflessness of Self-Care

  A math question for you about care: if you are a family caregiver to one person, how many people do you care for? If you answered two, you can stop reading. If you answered ...
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Preparing to be a Dementia Caregiver: Establishing Your Team

 
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Dementia Caregiving: I told you that yesterday! Remember?

  Karen called her mom, Mary, from the car to let her know she would be there in 5 minutes and would pick her up out front.Mary said, “You are coming here? Are we going ...
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Coping with Sundowning and Other Challenging Dementia Behaviors

This post was contributed by Michelle Seitzer, a freelance writer who has specialized in elder care content for eight years and prior to writing, worked in the field for more ...
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My loved one with dementia won't eat. What should I do?

David Heitz is a writer who spent 13 years looking after and advocating for his father with Pick's Disease, who died last year. David is a member of the American Society ...
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Dealing with the Diagnosis When a Disease Hits Home

This article was written by Rochelle Mills, the Branch Manager in Fort Wayne, Indiana for Caregiver Homes.
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IN- HOME ALZHEIMER CARE: TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR LOVED ONES COmfortable

By Saran Craig, a District Manager for Caregiver Homes.
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Holiday Caregiving for Loved Ones with Alzheimer's and Dementia

By Gina Impagnatiello, a Caregiver Homes Assistant State Director in Mass. 
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