Wednesday Workshop – Caregiving From Afar – Tips for Long Distance Caregivers

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 in Alzheimer's Care Management, Caregiver Services, Workshop Wednesdays- Alzheimer's Caregivers and Families

Wednesday Workshop – Caregiving From Afar – Tips for Long Distance Caregivers Caring for aging parents can be difficult, and when you live thousands of miles away, it can come with a whole new set of complications.  How do I make sure they are cared for properly?  How will I respond to (or even know about) medical emergencies?  How will I know if they pay their bills on time? These questions can eat away at you each day, and worse...

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Monday Mojo for Caregivers – Friendship Matters – How to Harness the Power of True Friendship

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Caregiver Services, Monday Mojo- Alzheimer's Caregivers

Monday Mojo for Caregivers – Friendship Matters – How to Harness the Power of True Friendship A true friend is always willing to help in a time of need. If you’re a caregiver who feels like they’re drowning, then it’s time to reach out for help. Concerned friends, relatives, and colleagues can help the caregivers of dementia patients in many ways. Here is a list that can help with ideas on how to support the caregiver. Or they can ask...

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Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert! How Can I Get Dad To Brush His Teeth?

Posted on Sep 25, 2014 in Alzheimer's Home Care, Ask the Expert, Caregiver Services, Difficult Behaviors

Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert is brought to you each week by Elayne Forgie and the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center. Question:  My dad’s Alzheimer’s is getting worse and I need help getting him to brush his teeth? Answer: As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, oral care becomes more challenging. Alzheimer’s patients forget what to do with the toothpaste and may have forgotten how to rinse out their mouth. Sometimes the...

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