Weekly Tips

After facilitating more than 1500 support groups and workshops, I know that caregivers do not have a lot of time. That is why I decided to do “Tuesday’s Tips for Caregivers.”

Here you can find a 1-4 minute tip that I believe will inspire and assist you on your journey.

CAREGIVERS, YOU ARE NOT ALONE!


Weekly Caregiver Tips Intro

Tuesday’s Tip for Caregivers – Keep a Routine

Tuesday’s Tip for Caregivers – Keep a Routine

Having a general daily routine with Alzheimer’s and dementia care will help caregiving run smoothly. Routines don’t need to be set in stone or drab. Instead, they give a sense of consistency, which is beneficial for a loved one, even if they can’t communicate it.

Tuesday’sTip – Should They Be Driving?

Tuesday’sTip – Should They Be Driving?

With one in six drivers in the U.S. today over 65 years old and an aging Baby Boomer population, there are more older drivers than ever on the road today. Understandably, the question of whether people should continue to drive well into old age is a contentious one....

Tuesday’s Tip for Caregivers – Let Them Help!

Tuesday’s Tip for Caregivers – Let Them Help!

Experts are saying it really is good exercise for our senior loved ones ... household chores completed by seniors kept them up and moving. It gives them value. It is good for them physically and mentally. Don't take verything away from them.

Prior Planning Prevents Problems & Pressures

Prior Planning Prevents Problems & Pressures

Prior planning can help prevent problems and pressures down the road for you and your loved one. What if you were seriously injured in a car accident? Had a sudden heart attack? Become seriously ill? The number one thing that most concerns caregivers is: What if...

Maintaining an Exercise Program for Caregivers

Maintaining an Exercise Program for Caregivers

Having an exercise plan for your senior. If you’re an older adult looking to establish an exercise routine, you should, ideally, be able to incorporate 150 minutes of moderate endurance activity into your week.

Think About How They May Be Thinking

Think About How They May Be Thinking

Think about what your loved one with dementia or Alzheimers may be thinking at this time of year. The holidays may not be easy for you but think about how your loved one feels. They will be confused and not understand what is going on. All the extra stimulation from...

Treating Caregiver With Kindness

Treating Caregiver With Kindness

Treating caregivers with kindness is important to remember. They are under a lot of stress. Caregivers of all ages. From young mothers to adult children taking care of their parents. It's not an easy job. Being kind and asking if they need help can go along way. As...