Dec 2014

Effective Communication for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Communication is without a doubt a real concern for those who have family members with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). As the disease progresses, it may become more and more difficult to understand and…

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After the Diagnosis What Next? Making Sense of Alzheimer’s Disease

So you have a close friend or family member who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)-what next? Where do you go to find the most up to date Alzheimer’s disease information? Many family…

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Brain Healthy Activities and Hobbies for those with Alzheimer's Disease

One of the common signs of early Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a lack of interest in hobbies and activities, particularly if the person with AD was previously very actively involved. As a caregiver, it’s…

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Tips for Long Distance Caregivers

For family members who live long distance from their loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), staying informed and making decisions can be a real challenge. It’s important to find ways to…

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Senior Caregivers Have Increased Risk of Depression

Depression is a very common mental illness that occurs in those with Alzheimer’s, as well as their family caregivers. Seniors experiencing losses such as death of a spouse, loss of health and independence…

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Studies Indicate Financial Stress for Family Caregivers has Increased Due to Recession

One of the most challenging issues faced by family caregivers and seniors in general is the economic challenge - particularly considering the recent recession. The economic downturn has had a huge impact…

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What all Alzheimer’s Caregivers Should Know about Respite Care

As most Alzheimer’s caregivers already know, taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) on a full time basis is no small undertaking. It can be emotionally and physically draining…

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Growing Number of Male Alzheimer's Caregivers

You may be surprised to learn that although the majority of caregivers today are still women, a growing number of men are becoming caregivers to those with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). In fact, the…

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Do you Have Caregiver Overload?

One of the problems with Alzheimer’ss Caregiver overload is that the many tasks required to care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease(AD)usually accumulate slowly over a period of time, depending on…

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Music and the Brain - May 13 in NYC

Join us for a FREE event on Tuesday May 13 at 7 PM at the JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave at 76th St, NY, NY 10023. To register, or for more info, call 646-505-5708. Music affects many parts of our…

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