Alzheimer's disease & dementia

The risks and rewards of caregiving for loved ones with dementia

Every night before bed, Pat and John Sullivan list at least three things for which they are grateful that day. Their 40 years together, each better than the last. The joy they get from art and music. Their ability to keep ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Caregivers more likely to have subjective cognitive decline

(HealthDay)—Caregivers who provide care to a family member or friend with a health condition or disability are more likely to have subjective cognitive decline (SCD), according to research published in the Nov. 19 issue ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

6 steps to reduce caregiver stress

(HealthDay)—Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be mentally and physically exhausting, so you should take steps to manage and reduce stress, according to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Amid COVID, schools can help families of children with disabilities

Children don't come with how-to manuals. Even if they did, they would all require a manual of their own, tailored to their unique make and model. That's why caregiving can be rewarding, as well as puzzling and demanding—particularly ...

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