A woman has a meeting with her family members to discuss care issues, one of several important communication essentials for family caregivers.

United in Care: Communication Essentials for Family Caregivers

Caring for an older loved one can strain family dynamics. Siblings…
A puzzle of a brain shows one piece missing, alluding to the advancements in Alzheimer’s science that are still to come.

Charting New Horizons: Advancements in Alzheimer’s Science

One positive thing about Alzheimer’s disease is it has seized…
A woman hugs her aging mother as she learns more about communicating with compassion with people who have dementia.

Communicating With Compassion: What Not to Say to People With Dementia

Have you ever said the wrong thing? Perhaps your intention…
A woman comforts her elderly mother as she contemplates whether it is time for 24-hour dementia care.

Knowing When to Take the Step Toward 24-Hour Dementia Care

Taking good care of a family member with dementia requires…
A woman bakes in the kitchen with her elderly mother as part of their dementia care routine.

Enhancing Dementia Care Through Culinary Activities

There’s something so special about the kitchen. It is the…
A woman works at managing reality in dementia support with her aging mother by pointing out the date on the calendar.

The Delicate Balance: Embracing and Managing Reality in Dementia Support

Did you ever wake up in the middle of a dream and wonder, for…

Alzheimer’s Caregiving: When to Step In and When to Step Back

If someone you love has Alzheimer’s disease, it can be an automatic…
An elderly woman sits in a chair staring into the distance as she experiences boredom’s impact on dementia.

Understanding Boredom’s Impact on Dementia

Salt and pepper. Macaroni and cheese. Peanut butter and jelly.…
A son laughs with his father as he uses tips to manage repetitive questions in dementia.

How to Respond to Repetitive Questions in Dementia

If you’ve ever played music on vinyl records, you know…
An older man and his daughter discuss how dementia affects the five senses as they have lunch.

Understanding How Dementia Affects the Five Senses

When we think about dementia, the first thing that usually…
Two female relatives work on building stronger family relationships by having a courageous conversation.

Build Stronger Family Relationships With Important Conversations

When you dedicate a great deal of time and energy to caring…
An older woman pushes a grocery cart in the produce section of the store.

How to Manage Challenging Dementia Behaviors in Public

Dementia is unpredictable, to say the least. It can transform…