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CareLiving.org by Careliving - 1w ago

Dementia’s grip on independence is slow and steady… and irreversible. But it’s not just the diagnosed who lose their independence: it’s also their caregivers. So what’s the positive spin to help us get through this battle? Well.. there are a few, actually.

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CareLiving.org by Careliving - 1M ago

CareLiving and the Campbell family wish a happy and healthy Father's Day to all of the fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, brothers, uncles and friends who are living with or have passed on due to Alzheimer's and dementia. This year, our first without Glen, we asked the CareLiving community to send in their own photos to post alongside our own...

The post Father’s Day appeared first on CareLiving.org.

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There are a growing number of ‘digital assistants’ available today which can greatly improve the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s, especially during the earlier stages. Here are a few reasons that you might consider adding a ‘digital caregiver’ to your team.

The post Digital Assistants for Caregivers appeared first on CareLiving.org.

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CareLiving.org by William Cummings - 2M ago

Guest writer William Cummings shares a humorous anecdote about his father to remind caregivers not to sweat the small stuff when it comes to Alzheimer's.

The post Don’t Forget The Dental Floss appeared first on CareLiving.org.

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Providing music that holds special meaning for the listener taps into emotional memory. No matter how advanced one’s dementia, as long as we can identify music that holds personal meaning from their youth, the odds are good that this will work.

The post Medical Monday: Music & Memory appeared first on CareLiving.org.

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CareLiving.org by Kim Campbell - 2M ago

Alzheimer's is never a fair fight. Kim takes on the playground bully with a little help from her friends and family.

The post Seesaw appeared first on CareLiving.org.

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CareLiving.org by Kim Campbell - 3M ago

Kim finds similarities between the the story of Passover and her own journey of faith as an Alzheimer's caregiver.

The post Trust GPS appeared first on CareLiving.org.

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CareLiving.org by Vicki Bartholomew - 6M ago

The lyrics to a classic Bill Withers song sparked guest contributor Vicki Bartholomew to consider and be thankful for her caregiver support group.

The post Lean On Each Other appeared first on CareLiving.org.

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CareLiving.org by Kim Campbell - 7M ago

In this fun bit of Christmas fiction, Kim Campbell is visited by 3 spirits who show her the past, present and remind her of the hopeful future for those living with Alzheimer's.

The post Kim’s Christmas Carol appeared first on CareLiving.org.

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CareLiving.org by Bj Gallagher - 7M ago

Part Two of guest contributor BJ Gallagher's reflections on the Gifts and Blessings of Alzheimer’s as learned while caring for her mother.

The post Walking My Mother Home pt.2 appeared first on CareLiving.org.

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