This meaningful HBO documentary, Caregivers, tells the story of five family caregivers all taking care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s, each at different stages of the disease. The story highlights their sacrifices and successes.
Does Coconut Oil Help Alzheimer's Symptoms? The questions on family caregiver’s minds are: Is this for real or a hoax? Should I give coconut oil to my older adult? It turns out the answer is…maybe and maybe.
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It’s instinctive to want to address every one of your older adult’s needs, especially if you’re a new family caregiver, but first taking a step back and understanding three key areas can help you work smarter, not harder. If you take on too much and burn out physically or emotionally, you can’t help your older adult or yourself.