How to Be an Effective Caregiver from Miles Away

Guest Post from June Duncan of RiseUpforCaregivers.org   When someone you love is far away, figuring out how to provide effective care and support can be a tough challenge. You want to be there in person, but sometimes it simply isn’t possible. Thankfully, there are ways you can bridge that distance and be the caregiver Read more about How to Be an Effective Caregiver from Miles Away[…]

Living with Alzheimer’s

Free educational program in partnership between Alzheimer’s Association and Riverstone Senior Life Services An educational session to learn more about memory problems, Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia! If you know someone who is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other type of dementia, join us to learn the facts. This program provides information about causes and risks Read more about Living with Alzheimer’s[…]

A Senior’s Guide To Downsizing Without The Stress

Guest post by June Duncan of RiseUpforCaregivers.org Whether finances have you moving across town to a smaller home or you’re moving across the country to an assisted living facility near family due to health concerns, downsizing can be an emotionally difficult time. The wide range of feelings that come with decluttering and parting with long-held Read more about A Senior’s Guide To Downsizing Without The Stress[…]

Advice for Caregivers on Working Self-Care into Their Daily Routine

Guest post by June Duncan of RiseUpforCaregivers.org Caregiving is one of the most stressful jobs imaginable. There are long hours spent meeting the physical, mental and emotional needs of a loved one who relies on you as a companion as well as a care provider. There are precious few opportunities to unwind and spend a Read more about Advice for Caregivers on Working Self-Care into Their Daily Routine[…]

The Danger of Denial: Accepting the Truth about Alzheimer’s Disease

Guest post by June Duncan of RiseUpForCaregivers.org   It’s easy to understand why some people deny that a loved one is exhibiting signs of dementia and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Accepting that there’s a serious problem is admitting that they’re seriously ill, and that can be an emotionally wrenching admission. Not wanting to accept the Read more about The Danger of Denial: Accepting the Truth about Alzheimer’s Disease[…]