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    How to adjust activities for your loved one’s physical or cognitive changes

    Posted 04/24/2018 by Fallon Health

    If someone in your life is having physical or cognitive difficulties, it can be challenging to continue the things you usually do together. But it's not impossible. Here are some modification suggestions from Leanna Moran, M.S.W. 

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    Memory Cafes provide social time without worries about memory problems

    Posted 02/15/2018 by Fallon Health

    At a Memory Café, you have a chance to meet others who understand what you and the person in your life with dementia are going through. It’s a welcoming place for individuals living with dementia, as well as their families, friends and professional caregivers.

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    Benefits of a daily plan for someone with dementia

    Posted 01/17/2018 by Fallon Health

    Investing time in developing a daily plan can reduce stress and improve quality of life for someone with dementia—and for caregivers, too. Nicole McGurin, of the Alzheimer's Association, offers tips to make it easier to organize your day. 

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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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