• Oprah Happiness Guru Shawn Achor Talks to CaregiverRelief About Staying Positive

    Oprah Happiness Guru Shawn Achor Talks to David Heitz for CareGiverRelief As caregivers, we often experience life stuck between a rock and a hard place. Our loved one with dementia cusses at us when we try to help them....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Caregiver Regrets, Remorse and Prizes

    Someone asked me recently how to deal with the fear and caregiver regrets they feel. Fear because their parents are dying, fear because their world is changing; regrets that they didn’t do this or that to stop...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Healing Powers of Hugs
    The Healing Powers of Hugs

    Did you ever consider the healing powers of hugs? I thought I would share my experience as a volunteer. One of the joyous benefits of delivering Meals on Wheels every Wednesday is the privilege of getting to...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Dementia vs Alzheimer’s? A Dementia Overview

    The dividing line between dementia vs Alzheimer’s consists of determining the primary cause of the memory and cognition problems that affect people with either disease. Dementia and Alzheimer’s are often confused with each other because both diseases...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    More Tips on Overcoming Dementia Behavior Problems

    Overcoming Dementia Behavior problems … 50 tips for dementia Home Care Tips and Strategies Do not become impatient when answering the same question over and over When addressing the very same inquiry over and over, do not become impatient...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Caring for an Elderly Parent is a Challenge but Rewarding Too

    by Sue (East of the Mississippi)It’s scary sometimes but caring for an elderly parent can sure be a challenge but without a doubt it is rewarding too.Little did I know that when I picked my 73 year...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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