How to Get Involved in Your Loved One’s Life_ Tips for Caregivers

When you’re a long-distance caregiver, it can be difficult to stay involved in your loved one’s life. There are so many things you can miss out on, even if you’re careful about staying in touch, and having another connection to them can help ease your mind, especially if they are very ill or have health |Read More|

Five Alzheimer’s Resource every Caregiver Needs to Know

Are You Familiar With These Five Alzheimer’s Resources? Although the exact number is unknown, the Alzheimer’s Association estimates that nearly eleven million Americans are providing care for a family member suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. They also estimate that this voluntary group contributes around eighteen billion hours of care per year, totaling $234 billion of unpaid |Read More|

7 Restorative Yoga Poses for Seniors

Everyone knows that yoga is good for both mind and body, but did you know it can be especially beneficial for seniors and older adults? Even seniors with physical disabilities and low mobility can enjoy and benefit from yoga, which is a highly adaptable, low impact exercise. A Place for Mom has created an animated |Read More|

4 Realistic Self-Care Strategies for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Caregiving is hard no matter what. Alzheimer’s caregivers, however, have an especially difficult job. Not only do people with Alzheimer’s disease have high care needs, they can also be combative, moody, and forget who you are. Giving your all to a loved one’s care only to feel unappreciated for everything you do is frustrating at |Read More|