12 Tips on Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease It can be extremely difficult to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, much less to find ways to engage them physically, mentally, and emotionally. However, we can and should continue to connect with them even though their condition may make it hard. Read these tips on how to improve … Read More
Is It Time for In-Home Care? Recognizing the signs.
As we ourselves age, so too do our parents. As adults we often find ourselves becoming the caretakers of others, paying back the loving dedication and care we received as children. Aging parents, however, can sometimes present unique challenges that you may not be equipped to handle. While caring for a loved one can be a rewarding and unique bonding … Read More
Sliding Doors: A Lesson from the Alzheimer’s Mind
Benny grew up in an orphanage in New York City. He was born in the 20’s and was placed in the orphanage by his mother, who had just gone through a divorce and could not afford to raise a child. Although he spent some time in and out of foster homes, Benny always landed back in the orphanage. It was from … Read More
50 First Times Meeting a Parent: Learning to Live in the Moment
There are many things that make the heart ache when you have a parent or loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. The worst of them is when your parent or loved one no longer recognizes your face and does not know who you are. Each time you visit a parent or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, you carry a … Read More