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1. Communication Techniques for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers
Dementia education expert Teepa Snow examines three communication breakdowns that seniors and caregivers often experience as well as techniques for handling them that will diffuse tension and provide reassurance.
2. Elders who have become increasingly dangerous on the road are often in denial about their inability to safely drive a car. In their minds, giving up the car keys equates to a loss of independence, but continuing to drive can have grave consequences.
3. Becoming a caregiver causes a major life shift. Many caregivers not only struggle with tough care decisions, but they also grapple with how to handle resentment over being stuck in a situation that seems to leave them few choices.