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December 15, 2023
How Caregivers Can Utilize eBooks to Enhance Communication

Image credit: Pexels How Caregivers Can Utilize eBooks to Enhance Communication. Caregivers play an important role for seniors. They are responsible for helping with a majority of personal care, including eating, dressing, bathing, managing chores, and taking medication. Given the breadth of responsibilities they have, caregivers need to have essential skills. One of the most […]

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July 13, 2023
Food is Crucial for Patients with Alzheimer’s

Photo by Kampus Production: Food is Crucial for Patients with Alzheimer’s. To this day, Alzheimer’s is still one of the most prevalent and complex cognitive diseases worldwide. It currently affects 6.7 million Americans, most of whom are over the age of 65. However, age is just one factor that influences this condition. Another impactful factor is nutrition, […]

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June 30, 2023
Unlocking the Power of Your Support System: A Guide for Caregivers

Unlocking the Power of Your Support System: A Guide for Caregivers. Being a long-time caregiver is an immense challenge, and finding and retaining good help can feel equally daunting. Many of us fail to fully tap into our built-in support systems, which can be a valuable resource. In this article, I will share the advice […]

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June 27, 2023
Side Gigs for Caregivers That Bring Income and Combat Burnout

Side Gigs for Caregivers That Bring Income and Combat Burnout. Being a senior caregiver is a highly fulfilling and rewarding job. However, many caregivers continue to face financial challenges along with the risk of job burnout. With the increasing cost of living, having a side gig is a great way to earn extra income while […]

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March 29, 2023
When is it Time for Memory Care?

guest author Johnny Kershaws Determining when memory care is necessary for a loved one's well-being can be challenging. People may face changes in their mental abilities as they age, necessitating more support and help. Memory care provides specialized support and activities designed specifically for those with cognitive impairments such as dementia and Alzheimer's. While deciding […]

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March 3, 2023
Pets and Senior Citizens - A Perfect Pairing

Pets and senior citizens — a match made in heaven. Whether it’s a furry feline, a playful puppy, or even a floppy-eared bunny, a pet can bring so much joy and comfort to the lives of seniors. But the benefits of pet ownership go far beyond companionship; there are wonderful health benefits and improvements to the […]

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December 12, 2022
Healthy Lunch Ideas for Older Adults

Are you looking for healthy, quick, and tasty lunch ideas for your elderly loved ones? Lunchtime doesn't have to be complicated for you—or boring for them! Here are some easy-peasy mid-day meal ideas to get you started: Simple yet Scrumptious Meals for Seniors 1. Veggie Wrap  A wrap is a great way to pack in […]

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November 18, 2022
Breaking the Burnout Cycle: A Conversation with Judy Burkle

You are caring for a loved one and struggling to care for yourself. You know this isn't a sustainable way to live, but what options do you have? Avoiding burnout is crucial for dementia caregivers, as the demanding nature of the role can lead to physical and emotional exhaustion. Sustaining the well-being of caregivers ensures […]

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October 14, 2022
How to communicate with someone with Alzheimer's

Guest Submission from Johny Kershaws How to communicate with someone with Alzheimer's 1. Introduction to Alzheimer's: Alzheimer's disease is a disease that causes memory, thinking, and behavior problems. Symptoms usually develop slowly and worsen over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to communicating with someone with Alzheimer's, […]

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September 14, 2022
What Are Nursing Specialists, and What Can They Do for My Loved One?

What Are Nursing Specialists, and What Can They Do for My Loved One?. Nurses are in high demand in the United States. In fact, due to this demand, it's projected that there will be far more nursing jobs compared to any other profession. As such, it remains the fastest-growing career path in the country. Be that as […]

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Fading Memories was created to support family caregivers in a simple, on-demand form. When I was looking for advice on caring for my Mom, I needed this podcast. Since it didn’t exist, I created what I needed!
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