Forgiveness Can Improve a Caregiver's Life: Some Examples
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Forgiveness, or the lack thereof, can loom large in the life of a caregiver. Forgiving doesn’t mean forgetting. That is rule number one for people to remember when they are working toward crafting better relationships with family members and others whom they care about.
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Tips to Better Understand Your Aging Parents
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Although it goes by at the same pace it always has, as we age, time feels more fleeting. That’s why, when it comes to your aging parents, it’s important to take the necessary time to really understand them, not as your parents, but as the person they are and the person they have become.
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The Top Five Positive Effects of Long-term Caregiving
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After decades of caregiving, I’ve experienced some negative effects. However, I've also experienced positive effects that continue to give me pleasure and enhance my life.
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Optimistic Thinking: Could It Help Preserve Your Memory and Judgement?
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It should come as no surprise that optimistic thinking is, for the most part, better for one’s health than negative thinking. In fact, negative thinking has been connected to poor health for some time. A recent study confirms what was previously suspected, linking optimistic thinking to the preservation of memory and good judgment. Both of those traits bode well for staving off, if not preventing, Alzheimer’s disease.
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There is a Significant Quality of Life After a Dementia Diagnosis
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Most Alzheimer's organizations have found that, in general, people are more afraid of a dementia diagnosis than finding out that they have cancer. One reason for this fear is the stigma that accompanies dementia. While sympathetic to those who have Alzheimer's and other dementias, people who haven't been close to anyone with the disease often think that any type of satisfying life is out of reach after such a diagnosis.
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7 Ways to Communicate With Elders In Declining Health
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Make your facial expression pleasant when appropriate. Even if you don’t feel like smiling, the physical act may boost your own mood. Smiling can also reflect itself in your voice. Unless the situation is better suited to a compassionate expression, smile. When appropriate, try humor. Sharing gentle humor can make someone’s day.
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Treat Elders with Respect
Why It’s Important to Treat Our Elders With Respect
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Common grace and manners are to treat our elders with dignity and respect. Sadly, instead of treating our elders with the appreciation and respect they deserve, many are often either too busy or simply dismiss them and their contributions to their community and family.
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Mom's Increasing Need
Daughter's Desire To Remain Employed Conflicts With Mom's Increasing Needs
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My mom’s lived with me for three years. I’m single and have a demanding job but I’ve made time for her medical appointments and to keep up with her needs. I love her and want to do my best, but I now find myself getting short-tempered with her, which I hate.
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Help Seniors avoid isolation
14 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation
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Isolation among seniors is alarmingly common and will, unfortunately, continue to increase in prevalence as the senior population grows. ​​Learn more about how to keep your parents and senior loved ones healthy by reading our tips on the top ways to help seniors avoid isolation.
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5 Tips to Help Caregivers Weather Criticism From Outside Sources
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Family caregiving is more of an art than a science. Most people who take on the challenge of family caregiving do the best that they can under their unique circumstances, yet, they often receive criticism, sadly even from other caregivers. How can family caregivers who are already doing so much for their loved one(s) weather criticism from outsiders about how they provide care?
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Caregiver Asks: Is Dementia As Hard on the Caregiver As the Person with the Disease?
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It seems shocking to hear people ask whether dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s since it’s the best known, is as hard on the caregiver as it is on the person with the disease. After all, developing dementia of any kind is one of our greatest fears, even overtaking cancer. A caregiver who asks this question must be incredibly heartless and selfish, right?
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9 Mistakes to Avoid When Caregiving for Someone Living With Alzheimer's
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Most of us who have cared for someone living with dementia have tried our best to determine how best to provide that care. We research. We try putting ourselves in their place. We do our best to be patient because we understand that they can’t help their having the disease.
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