Baby dolls for Alzheimer’s patients are therapeutic A helpful, non-drug way to calm and soothe agitated seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia is to give them a soft, lifelike baby doll to cuddle. These therapy dolls can even be effective in calming someone with severe agitation or other significant behavioral challenges. We explain why therapy dolls … Read moreThe Positive Effect of Therapy Dolls for Dementia
Mobile apps are useful caregiver coping tools We aren’t born knowing how to handle the tough situations and emotions that come with caring for an older adult. Daily challenges plus strong emotions like anger, sadness, resentment, or depression raise stress levels and worsen overall health. A convenient way to get fast caregiver stress relief is … Read more5 Top Mobile Apps for Caregiver Stress Relief
Caregiving can be extra stressful when siblings aren’t supportive When caring for aging parents, the last thing you need is more stress or resentment because of issues with your siblings. But getting siblings to help with parents can bring up old family arguments, cause sibling rivalries to flare up, and generally add to your burden. … Read more4 Tips to Get Siblings to Help Care for Aging Parents
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How would you know your client is happy? 2. If your client was doing “better,” what would that look like? 3. When does your client smile the most?
Caregiver burnout is only getting more prevalent. Support for caregivers can include a variety of resources, including delivery of groceries that is more prevalent now with COVID-19. But for emotional support, I believe solution-focused therapy can help caregivers thrive.