Category: Family Caregiver

Latinos and a Potentially Unique Progression of Dementia

A new study sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association is uncovering some unexpected findings in how dementia may progress differently in Hispanic people. While further investigation is required to completely understand whether these differences are the consequence of social/cultural nuances or perhaps the dementia itself, it’s valuable information for Latino families to understand.

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How Elder Care Mediation Eases Family Caregiving Conflict

When working together to assure the needs of one’s aging parents are met, even the closest of siblings may find themselves at odds. Stress levels and emotions are, of course, running high. Add to this your past family dynamics and history, which commonly resurface during difficult times, and it’s easy to see how challenging this […]

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Are You Experiencing Caregiver Dread? These Tips Can Help

What are your first thoughts when you wake up each morning? Are you looking forward to what your day holds, or would you like to crawl back beneath the covers and stay there? If you’re feeling more dread than delight when you think through your caregiving tasks for the day, you are not the only […]

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