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The Caring Professionals Resource Center contains a range of informative and useful articles, videos, and forms intended to support those receiving care and their loved ones, as well as caregivers, both family and professional.

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Extreme Heat and Your Dementia Patient

There is reason for you to be concerned when the summer heat turns brutal. High temperatures affect patients with Alzheimer’s disease differently than it affects others.Extreme heat affects individuals with this neurological illness more than it does other people. Because they have lost neurons in their brains, their brains cannot tell their bodies to react […]

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Change your Senior’s Summer Schedule

There is so much to do outdoors and in the community during the summer. Summer concerts, plays, and outdoor markets abound in city neighborhoods. With extended daylight hours and entertainment options, it is a great idea to bring your senior outdoors safely to enjoy the summer bounty. Gardening brings your senior outdoors and gives her […]

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Caregiving and Working: Making it Work with or without using CDPAP

Can these co-exist? It depends on many things such as employer flexibility, the option of remote work, availability of part-time work and more. Most people need to work to meet their expenses and must be caregivers at the same time. Keep in mind that even if not all the caregiving work (household tasks, financial management, […]

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What is Lewy Body Dementia?

Like Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia, Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) is dementia, a brain disease, which involves thinking and memory issues that affect daily life. Like the other kinds of dementia, there is no cure for it but some of its symptoms can be somewhat managed with medication. It’s not a new disease but has been […]

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The Empty Vessel Model of Care

Challenging the Traditional Paradigm of Caregiving: A New Perspective When one individual gives care, attention, assistance, and support to another, there’s often a sense that a full vessel is pouring into an empty vessel. There’s a void between the receiver and the giver gives. This is a paradigm of caregiving in the Western world that […]

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So, What’s a Memory Cafe?

You are a caregiver for a person who has some memory loss. You may be a child working in the CDPAP program to tend your father’s personal care needs. You may be a spouse or partner to someone with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. You spend much of your time with the senior and know they could […]

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Is Caregiving Taking Over Your Life? Consider CDPAP

Sandwich generation caregivers are stressed out by caring for their children as well as older family members. It used to be that these people were in their forties. However, as increasing proportions of younger adults care of their older family members, a trend which continued throughout the pandemic, not only the number of caregivers caring […]

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It’s not you! It’s Modern Life!

Ever wonder if multiple calamities happening at once is your particular fate? Your mother is in the hospital, your son is suspended from school and your BFF is not talking to you. Why is all of this happening at once, you ask. It’s not you, says Bruce Feiler, the bestselling author of several books in […]

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Am I a Caregiver?

People caught up in the day-to-day responsibilities of directly tending to a spouse, parent, relative, or partner eventually confront this direct question. Recognizing what you are doing is often a big epiphany. I am performing so many tasks connected to my loved one’s health and wellbeing and tending to him. I am taking him to […]

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Finding the Balance: Respectful Caregiving and Decision-Making for Aging Parents

In this article, we delve into the complexities of decision-making for aging parents, exploring the delicate balance between respecting their independence and providing the necessary care and support. Navigating this transition can be challenging for both seniors and their loved ones. By understanding the importance of careful communication, empathy, and tact, families can work together […]

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