Understand what an adult day service can do for your loved one, including providing supervision, meals and medical help.
Know the telltale signs — memory problems, weight loss and changes in mobility — that might indicate illness in older adults.
For a person with dementia, doctor appointments may be challenging. Make the most of each visit.
Dementia caregiving is a difficult job. Here's how to ask for help.
If you care for someone with dementia, encouraging good nutrition is important. Serve healthy foods on a regular schedule in a calm, supportive setting.
Alzheimer's and dementia caregiving is a tough job. These tips for dealing with daily tasks may help.
Learn about the risk of depression linked to dementia caregiving and strategies for self-care.
Dementia affects a person's ability to understand and be understood. Know what you can do to improve communication and lessen frustrations.
Follow these tips to provide consistent, supportive daily care for a person with dementia.
Mild symptoms of Alzheimer's or related disorders increase the risk for unsafe driving. Know how to help a person transition from driving to other options.
A memory box filled with photos, letters and other mementos might help a loved one with Alzheimer's remember the past.
Evaluate the need for long-term dementia care and your options before a crisis happens.
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease may change the holidays, but these tips can help you enjoy the celebration again.
Alzheimer's challenges multiply near the end of life. Consider tips on how to prepare.
A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease can cause family conflict. Here's help working together to address the challenges.
Ease your kids' fears and answer their questions about Alzheimer's disease.
Practical tips for how to help an Alzheimer's caregiver.
Alzheimer's sleep problems affect both you and your loved one. Consider tips for coping.
Alzheimer's disease and moving — Tips for smoothing the transition.
Consider these tips to make holidays more pleasant and less stressful.
Wandering is a common problem with dementia. Understand the causes and how to keep a person with dementia safe.
Understand how yoga might help Alzheimer's caregivers cope with stress.
Learn how to become an effective long-distance caregiver.
Caring for the elderly — Follow these tips to manage a loved one's resistance to care.
Caring for a parent who has Alzheimer's can take a toll on your marriage. Find out what you can do to ease the strain.
Understand the home safety tips that can help prevent harm to a loved one with Alzheimer's disease.
If you're a caregiver of a loved one with Alzheimer's disease, guilt is a common feeling. Forgive yourself to move forward with your duties and improve your emotional health.
Do you know how to spot malnutrition in an older adult?
Consider these tips for telling family and friends about your loved one's Alzheimer's diagnosis.