Ask the Expert: Amy Natt

My wife stays in her room all day, sorting clothes and rearranging her drawers. Is there something I can do to provide more activities for her? She just seems to…

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Volunteering with People Who Have Dementia

If you’re looking for a volunteer opportunity, you may consider working with people who have dementia. Why volunteer? Many people’s lives have been touched by dementia. Some people with dementia…

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A Caregiver’s Circle of Friends

Fifteen minutes after I started writing this column, my best friend called. He lives in Los Angeles and we talk, on average, four or five times a week. In some…

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12 Caregiving Resources

Stepping into the role of caregiver unexpectedly is not unlike being told you have to take an exam in the morning—and you never went to class. If you’re smart, you’ll…

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ReTravel Near or Far for Self-Care

By Mike Collins When I talk to caregivers about their situations, they often bring up travel as an issue—not around the world—just, maybe, out to a movie, shopping or playing…

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