Holidays are special times for families.  Don’t  let the added responsibility of caring for your loved one add stress to your holiday spirit.  Let us share with you ways to keep your family’s holiday joyful!  Refreshments will be provided.

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Sadly, Alzheimer’s disease robs an increasing number of older Americans of their memories and the ability to care for themselves. Additionally, caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s are often placed under significant stress and are frequently overburdened as their challenges increase with the progression of the disease. In fact, caregivers are sometimes called the “second…

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Through no fault of their own, loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease exhibit behaviors that can be very challenging and stressful for their caregivers and families. Most of these unsettling behaviors are attributable to difficulty performing tasks, loud noises, a frantic environment, unfamiliar surroundings, the inability to communicate, physical limitations and discomfort. It is important to…

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Given the challenges of the caregiver role today, the odds are good that if you’re caring for an elderly loved one you have increased stress in your life. “Caregiver stress” is defined as “a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion that may be accompanied by a change in attitude – from positive and caring…

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