Caregiver, Care for You First

Caregiver, Care for You First

You might believe the idea of taking care of yourself first as a caregiver is selfish, especially if the one that you take care of needs you in a physical or mental compacity 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Don’t believe this self-imposed lie for a moment. The...
Home Safety with Dementia 

Home Safety with Dementia 

Inside the Home Whether your loved one is in the early stages of dementia and is able to live alone, or if you have become the caregiver inside your own home, home safety is key to the protection of their life.  Even if your loved one is still able to manage...
Sundown Syndrome

Sundown Syndrome

Do you have a loved one who experiences “late-day confusion?” If this individual has Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, they may be experiencing a group of symptoms known as sundown syndrome, sundowners syndrome, or sundowning, most of which occur later...
Financial Help for Assisted Living

Financial Help for Assisted Living

Determining how to pay for assisted living for a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia can feel like a daunting task. Frequently, assisted living is paid for out of pocket. People also use a combination of Social Security, Medicaid, Veterans...