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Posted by Debbie Pilson in category on May 15, 2013
Too often caregivers and adult children of aging adults try to get their loved one to do things that they don't want to do. This could be exercise such as going for a walk instead of sitting in the house. It could be participating in the...read on
Posted by Paige Richardson in category on May 09, 2013
The clock chimes 4:30 a.m. I sit quietly by my cousin’s bedside watching every breath he takes. Born with cerebral palsy, my cousin is now 56 and his body is shutting down. Hospice says it’s only a matter of time. I feel so helpless. I wish I...read on
Posted by Debbie Pilson in category on February 08, 2013
Laugh.....find the humor in situations. If the person with Alzheimer's goes off on a tangent, go along. Does it really matter if the person says it's Wednesday when it's Monday? If the person forgets something about a story they're...read on
Posted by Wendy Minton Edwards in category on January 30, 2013
I recently stopped by a friend's home who cares for her Alzheimer's mother. I knew that her mom is understanding less and less these days and my friend is finding communication increasingly difficult. Yet, I was amazed at how well she did...read on