Recipe for a Happy Family Caregiver Holiday

As family caregivers, our love and devotion to our senior loved ones shows through in our actions every day. As we complete each of our caregiving activities day in and day out, we show our commitment to improving our loved ones’ quality of life. Yes, our caring shows. We may be driving to the doctor, doing the … Read moreRecipe for a Happy Family Caregiver Holiday

Give Grandma the Gift of (Safe) Social Media This Christmas

The signs are hard to miss, even though they are showing up even earlier this year: stores of all kinds displaying holiday decorations, holiday sales ads on TV, and Santa taking children’s wishes in many malls. Yes, it’s time again to wrack our brains on that annual question: “what do we give our grandparents and … Read moreGive Grandma the Gift of (Safe) Social Media This Christmas

Robotic Assistants for Dementia Family Caregivers — Here Now!

There have been many technological innovations that help family caregivers as they care for older adults. Do we always love — or even use — them when we get them? Nope! When it comes to older adults, the population is quickly becoming larger than the number of those available to care for them. Many family … Read moreRobotic Assistants for Dementia Family Caregivers — Here Now!

Improving Health Through Participation in Clinical Trials

How many people do you know who have participated in a clinical trial? A clinical trial or research study involves human volunteers (also called participants) and is intended to add to medical knowledge. There are two main types of clinical studies: clinical trials and observational studies. Family caregivers may not realize that clinical trials/studies not … Read moreImproving Health Through Participation in Clinical Trials