August 28, 2017

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to caregiving. Every family caregiver must be free to make choices that work best for their unique situation

Short of neglect or abuse of the care receiver, nearly every family caregiver must be free to make choices that work best...

August 21, 2017

Elderly parents often will refuse assistance because they feel like they no longer have freedom, independence and options. What can you do when your mom or dad won't accept needed assistance?

Your mother resists in-home helpers, insisting you can wait on her. Your frail...

August 14, 2017

If you’re feeling pulled in all directions as a caregiver, spending a minute writing down what’s bothering you can be a real stress reliever.

Putting it in Writing May Relieve Your Stress.

I am a great believer of "putting it in writing." I have, over the years, used thi...

Here are ten communications tips that can help Alzheimer's caregivers improve their daily life.

Sometimes it helps to look at each situation from the perspective, or from out of the eyes of the person living with dementia.

Dotty's Ten Tips for Communicating with a Person...

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