Tips for helping reduce the burden of Alzheimer’s caregiving

(BPT) – Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias is exceptionally demanding, and especially challenging. The caregiving needs of people living with Alzheimer’s are not only often more extensive but are often needed over many years — even decades. A recent survey by the Alzheimer’s Association indicates many caregivers are not getting the help […]

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Communication Tips for Caregivers

Helping with communication This information is intended to help the person with dementia and her family and caregivers understand how dementia affects communication, and provide them with useful strategies to help communication throughout the progression of the disease. Reduce distractions: Communicating is always easier if other things are not happening at the same time. For […]

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