Just because your loved one now lives in a memory care facility doesn’t mean you can’t spend quality time together. In fact, at Sunshine Care and most other facilities, we actively encourage family members and close friends to regularly visit… Read More ›
When a loved one in your life is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, you and your family will face many tough decisions. One of the hardest decisions to make is knowing when to move your parent, your spouse, or your… Read More ›
If Your Loved One Became Incapacitated Today, Would You Know Where Their Most Important Documents Are?
Dementia and Alzheimer’s rarely bestow gifts, but one silver lining is that a family often has time to help their loved one plan for their care and final wishes. This includes creating, reviewing and revising important documents, like their: Will… Read More ›
Mom has just been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s (or another form of dementia). The doctor’s analysis is heartbreaking, but it isn’t surprising. Mom hasn’t been herself for a while. Now that you know Mom’s condition won’t be getting any better, you… Read More ›
Being a caregiver can be both an incredibly rewarding and highly stressful job, especially when your family member or loved one suffers from progressive dementia like Alzheimer’s. As you settle into your role as a caregiver, developing a weekly plan… Read More ›
The holidays are supposed to bring lots of joy, but they can also be stressful. This stress is compounded if you are a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Your life already includes a lot of challenges as you… Read More ›
When Mom started forgetting her kids’ birthdays, that was the final straw. Her personality had been “off” for a while, and after you insisted that she go to the doctor, eventually the diagnosis came back as Alzheimer’s. Through the fog… Read More ›