3 Ways to Respond to Caregiver Criticism

Getting criticized is unpleasant, especially from family or friends who don’t lift a finger to help care for your older adult! When you get a hurtful comment, take a deep breath and try to stay as calm as possible. Then, try one of these responses. If it makes you feel any better, your calmness will[…]

Travel for Alzheimer’s Patients

Millions of Americans take to the roadways and to the sky during the holidays to head to relatives’ homes. But for caregivers traveling with a loved one with Alzheimer’s, there tend to be common trouble spots that arise. With a little preparation, you can focus on creating holiday memories rather than unexpected snafus. #1: Flying[…]

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Skin Cancer

“Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and includes different types. Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays causes most cases of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer. To lower your skin cancer risk, protect your skin from the sun and avoid indoor tanning. Sun Safety Tips 🔈Plan your sun protection using[…]

Ground Water.

“Much of the water we use comes from the ground. Learn more about ground water, the threats to its safety, and how to protect its sources during Ground Water Awareness Week.   Clean water is one of the world’s most precious resources. People use water every day for many activities, such as drinking, bathing, recreation,[…]

Power Outage Preparation

There are a lot of people still without power and another storm approaching. Please make sure you are prepared. Bottled Water Batteries Candles Matches Put gas in your cars make sure your carbon monoxide detectors have new batteries charge cell phones get coolers ready and have plenty of ice on hand to help food not[…]

SuperAgers

According to the National Institute of Aging, “scientific evidence about the importance of remaining socially engaged as we age continues to grow. Participating in social activities, such as visiting friends, volunteering, and getting out for events and trips, has been associated with better cognitive function, while low social engagement in late life has been associated[…]

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Care Considerations

“Families who care for people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) face questions like these every day. DMD is a form of muscular dystrophy, a rare genetic (inherited) disease with muscle weakness that gets worse over time and ultimately affects the heart and lungs. Living with DMD provides challenges for families and caregivers: Activities of daily[…]