Ideas for celebrating holidays during a pandemic
How you can you enjoy the holidays when you can't be with your family and friends in person? Check out these suggestions for connecting with your loved ones to celebrate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
10 signs that it may be time to stop driving
Many people continue to drive safely throughout their later years. But is it still safe for your loved one to be on the road? How do you know? When is it time to take the keys?
This blog post from Laura Roias, LICSW, can help you figure out the answers to those questions.
How to use music to help a loved one with dementia
Music can be a powerful tool for those taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Try these tips for using it to reduce agitation and anxiety, increase lucidity and enable your loved one to communicate with you more clearly for a short period.
Reconnect to someone with dementia through the power of music
As a caregiver, you can take advantage of the power of music to help your loved one generate more enthusiasm for life or a sense of calm. Music’s effects don’t last forever, but you may find that it can “light up” your loved one for a little while.
5 ways to make long-distance caregiving easier
Caregiving presents different challenges when you’re not able to be there in person, for whatever reason, to help your loved one.
Michelle Malkoski, RN, has tips that can make long-distance caregiving a little easier for you—and help you ensure that your loved one gets the right support.