Caregiving conflict – caring for the caregivers

There is truth in the statement, “You can never make everyone happy.” If the person you can’t seem to satisfy is the older adult you care about or sibling caregivers, remember that your priority is to take care of yourself (satisfy) yourself first. This may sound...

The Prospect of Dementia

Only few want to grow old, as most of us are afraid of becoming senile. But now that our bodies last longer in better health, our brain being no exception, the prospect of living a fulfilled old age is better than ever before. It is not difficult to think of somebody...

Breakfast – Make it Count

In order to take care of our bodies and give ourselves the energy that we need, we must find a way to eat breakfast everyday. When we wake up in the morning following an overnight fast, our body craves nutrition. Without breakfast, our bodies cannot function as well...

Your commute may improve your health

You may not like going to work in the morning, but the way you get there can have a positive influence on your overall health. You may not like going to work in the morning, but the way you get there can have a positive influence on your overall health. The...

How Do I Choose The Right Adult Day Care Program?

No matter how efficiently and effortlessly you have adapted your life to the role of caregiver; eventually you are going to need a break. Occasional breaks are essential not only to your emotional well-being, but to the well-being of your relationships with your...

Benefits of Professional Certification

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners 1-877-729-5191 Toll Free www.nccdp.org – nccdpcorporate@nccdp.org Certified Dementia Practitioner® (CDP)® Benefits of Professional Certification The...

Is There Such a Thing as “Brain Food?”

Studies are suggesting that a healthy diet and good lifestyle choices can have a positive impact on one’s cognitive function later in life. Nutritive compounds such as antioxidants, phytochemicals and the B vitamins are particularly of interest to scientists studying...

Dementia … Now What Do I Do?

When it comes to Alzheimer/dementia, do not depend solely on your physician, neurologist or gerontologist. Do research by reading and looking at a variety of helpful therapies. With just a little effort on your part, it is easy to surpass the knowledge of these...

Stay healthy while exercising during the cold weather

Congratulations—you’re still keeping up with your New Year’s resolution to get more exercise. In the dead of winter, staying active is important, but it can also be hazardous if you’re not careful. Take these precautions to stay healthy when you’re exercising during...