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Dementia Care Programs Help, If Caregivers Can Find Them

There’s no cure, yet, for Alzheimer’s disease. But dozens of programs developed in the past 20 years can improve the lives of both people living with dementia and their caregivers.

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“Sandwich Generation” Challenges Of Caring For Both Kids & Aging Parents

Their older parents need care. Their kids are still under 18. They’re the “sandwich generation” — a longtime nickname for the mostly female, mostly middle-aged group of Americans who serve as caregivers for both older and younger family members at once.

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How Caregivers Of People With Memory Loss Can Navigate The Holidays

Although the holiday season brings joy to many, it may mean added stress for families supporting a loved one with memory loss.

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Family Caregivers Find Support On #Dementia TikTok

It all changed on a Saturday night in New York City in 2016. Jacquelyn Revere was 29 and headed out to attend a friend’s comedy show.

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No Time for Self Care? Even Small Doses Can Help

The act of self care means using strategies that promote healthy functioning and enhance our well-being.

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Medicaid Weighs Attaching Strings To Nursing Home Payments to Improve Patient Care

The Biden administration is considering a requirement that the nation’s 15,500 nursing homes spend most of their payments from Medicaid on direct care for residents and limit the amount that is used for operations, maintenance, and capital improvements or diverted to profits.

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