Caregiver Connection
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    How caregiving changes relationships

    Posted 12/11/2017 by Fallon Health

    Long-established relationships can change quickly when dementia becomes a factor. Dr. Brenda King describes one couple's experience and gives tips for recognizing and adapting to dementia-related changes. 

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    Support for caregivers of people with dementia

    Posted 11/06/2017 by Fallon Health

    Guest blogger Grace Whiting, of the National Alliance for Caregiving, shares research on dementia caregiving that underscores just how much family caregivers do each and every day. She also describes new efforts to focus on the care and support needs of people living with dementia—and their caregivers.

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    After a diagnosis of dementia

    Posted 07/17/2017 by Fallon Health

    Before your loved one’s dementia was diagnosed, you may have interpreted the behavior you saw as inattention or disinterest. Now that you know, you can consider next steps, planning and the best ways to communicate with your loved one.

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  • How caregiving changes relationships

    Posted 05/31/2017 by Fallon Health

    Long-established relationships can change quickly when dementia becomes a factor. Dr. Brenda King offers some tips for how to recognize and adapt to changing roles.

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    How to tell if memory loss is normal or an early sign of dementia

    Posted 05/09/2017 by Fallon Health

    Are you seeing signs of dementia in a loved one? A certain amount of memory loss is a normal part of the aging process. But if memory issues start to impair function or relationships, it’s time to take a closer look.

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