Understand what an adult day service can do for your loved one, including providing supervision, meals and medical help.
Know the telltale signs, such as memory problems, weight loss and changes in mobility, that might indicate illness in older adults.
Alzheimer's and dementia caregiving is a tough job. These tips for dealing with daily tasks may help.
Dementia affects a person's ability to understand and be understood. Know what you can do to improve communication and lessen frustrations.
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 caregiving is an incredibly difficult job. Here's how to ask for help.
Alzheimer's challenges multiply near the end of life. Consider tips on how to prepare.
Alzheimer's disease means lots of medical appointments. Make the most of each visit.
Follow these tips for dealing with the daily challenges of caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer's.
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.
Alzheimer's care — Practical tips for how to help an Alzheimer's caregiver.
Encourage good nutrition in a loved one who has Alzheimer's by addressing underlying conditions, reducing mealtime distractions and making foods easy to eat.
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 issue with Alzheimer's. Here's help keeping your loved one safe.
Alzheimer's and driving — Know when it's time for your loved one to stop driving.
Yoga focuses on mental and physical wellness, and it might help Alzheimer's caregivers cope with stress.
Caregiver depression — Find out how to prevent and cope with caregiver depression.
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.
Caregiving — Get the facts about how to become an effective long-distance caregiver.
Caring for the elderly — Follow these tips to manage a loved one's resistance to care.
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 loved one?
Consider these tips for telling family and friends about your loved one's Alzheimer's diagnosis.