We were on a call last week with Alzheimer’s caregivers and Alzheimer’s patients talking about ways to make the holidays easier for everybody involved. Here are some of the main points of this conversation: HELPFUL […]
Article published on Best Alzheimer’s Products. As with so many of the things in our lives that we call “events”, anticipation is as much a part of the excitement, as much a part of making […]
Best Alzheimer’s Products is giving away Halloween Inspired Conversation Cards and photographs! While you are engaging in Fall and Halloween activities this week, use these conversation cards to get people talking about their favorite Halloween […]
Lyn Geboy, PhD (left) and Beth Meyer-Arnold, RN, MS (right) Last week, a couple of us from Best Alzheimer’s Products attended the The 2013 National Adult Day Services Conference in Louisville, KY. Conferences are […]
Today is our last day at the National Adult Day conference in Louisville, KY. We have met so many great people and learned something important: Many people are not aware that Adult Day exists, and […]
Alzheimer’s disease touches a huge percentage of our population when you add up the number of people with the disease, their family members and their caregivers. Many people with Alzheimer’s have behavioral issues that aren’t […]
Thinking about memory care is more important now than ever before as the number of people being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia increases at a frightening rate. The Alzheimer’s Association predicts the number of people […]
VIDEO// More than 24 million people in the world have Alzheimer’s disease. Although there is a lot being done to find a cure and learn about prevention, Alzheimer’s research costs a lot of money. Please […]
Lester Pott’s became a watercolor artist after his diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease and his art has been exhibited internationally. In his late seventies, Lester was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. When his family could no longer take […]
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This video is a walking tour through an Arden Courts that Kim Linder (radio host of The Caregiving Hour) is visiting. Although cameras weren’t allowed into the Namaste room for obvious reasons, the video gives […]
Written by Barbara Beyer Malley Edited by Dr. Kathleen Malley-Morrison We are very excited to share with you an entire book on alz-caregiver.com written by Barbara Malley on her personal experience as an Alzheimer’s caregiver […]
It’s important to share your stories with others because there is something to learn in every story. This story from Holly shows how with just a few words, she was able to calm down her […]
VIDEO // “Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am? With Maria Shriver” (30 minutes) Narrative by Maria Shriver. Kids and teens tell their stories and understanding about their family members with Alzheimer’s disease.
Read Mary’s story about caring for her husband on the Alzheimer’s Reading Room. “Is P L A Y important? You bet it is. The job of a caregiver is to figure out what is best […]