February 9, 2015

Two Ingredient Bread

Two-ingredient bread, a recipe I found on Pinterest and immediately pinned,  could be  a fun idea to use with a person who has Alzheimer’s!  The activity […]
October 28, 2014
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Delusions and Hallucinations: 4 Coping Tips

Delusions and hallucinations are not uncommon in people who have dementia, but that does not mean they are easy to handle.  It is unnerving when someone […]
October 22, 2014
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Refusing Baths In Alzheimer’s

Refusing baths is all-too-common behavior among folks who have Alzheimer’s or another dementia.  A forceful or angry “no” is a daunting challenge for family caregivers! Having […]
October 15, 2014
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Holiday Stress Live Chat

Holiday stress is a reality for most people in our frazzled and frantic society. Ordinary everyday life can seem just too much to bear on any […]
October 7, 2014
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Caregiver Support Network: Practical Help

A caregiver support network is not a luxury.  It is a practical help and, some would say, a necessity.  With the help of family caregiver support […]
August 27, 2014
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Talking to Children about Alzheimer’s

When you are talking to children about Alzheimer’s disease, where do you start?  Broaching the subject with kids and teens can be a scary proposition, but […]
February 17, 2014
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Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Peanut Butter

What if there was a cheap, easy way to help clinicians confirm, or even predict, an Alzheimer’s diagnosis?  Well, there is.  And it has everything to […]
January 8, 2014
Cold Weather in Baton Rouge

Weathering Alzheimer’s Disease–What Winter Storms Can Teach Us

The coldest temperatures in twenty years have most of the country talking about the weather right now.  Here at the Baton Rouge Home Instead Senior Care […]
December 20, 2013

Share Understanding with Books about Alzheimer’s

When a grandparent has developed dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, it can be overwhelming to think about how to tell the little ones.  Sad news is hard […]
December 16, 2013
Resources for Baton Rouge Family Caregivers

Support Resources for Family Caregivers

One of the biggest needs of family caregivers is to have support.  Where do you turn when you have questions, when you need to vent, when […]