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Lucid Moments

Many caregivers can tell you about a loved one with dementia who  suddenly has lucid moments.  They “suddenly” know their surroundings and are able to express and communicate in ways they used to. At any stage, although more rare as the disease progresses,...

The Benefits of Joining a Support Group

Joining a support group is one of the most important things you can do for yourself as a caregiver. Support groups bring people together who face similar issues. While not everyone wants or needs support beyond their circle of friends and family, many find it helpful...

Sundowning

There are many side effects to Alzheimer’s/dementia, and one of the more notable ones is sundowning.  Here is an article we found helpful in understanding more about this side effect.  Click here to read...

Let the Caregiving Movement Begin

Family caregivers comprise the largest volunteer health care workforce in our country at 65 million strong. According to the AARP, the annual societal value for the unpaid hours of care provided is more than $450 billion–$42 billion more than the sales of...

Emotional Journey

Relentless Goodbye: the emotional journey of caring for a loved one with dementia Mennonite Church Canada/MennoMedia joint release. June 8, 2012 – Melodie Davis Relentless Goodbye book cover. View or download full sized image. WATERLOO, Ont. and HARRISONBURG,...

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