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Practical information, tips, and strategies for Alzheimer’s family caregivers

Aug 10, 2022

Has your loved one with Alzheimer’s ever accused you of stealing their things? What do you do? How do you respond? In this episode, we explore why this happens and how to best respond to the accusations to avoid increasing agitations and conflicts.

Aug 3, 2022

Dementia vs Alzheimer’s - what is the difference? Often, caregivers say their loved one has dementia without knowing what TYPE of dementia they have. Without knowing, confusion may occur in determining how to best manage the disease and help the loved one maintain a quality of life.

Jul 27, 2022

One challenge caregivers face is determining whether or not their loved one with Alzheimer’s is able to live alone. In this episode, we look at general safety, food safety, driving, financial issues, health, and medical concerns to consider in making this determination.

Jul 20, 2022

Do you find yourself in situations that are upsetting because of what your loved one says to you? Do you find conversations sometimes hurtful? In this episode, we examine some triggers and behaviors that may cause these moments and give you some insight and suggestions for how to deal with them.

Jul 13, 2022

This episode explains the difference between palliative care and hospice and highlights the benefits to help people fully live a quality of life for as long as they can. We will explain the benefits, dispel misconceptions, and give you the information you need to take advantage of this specialized care for your loved one.