Category: Activities of Daily Living

“Activities to Do with Your Parent Who Has Alzheimer’s Dementia”

This is from our guest blogger:  Judith A. Levy, EdM, OTR I’ve been an occupational therapist for over forty years. I’ve treated adult patients with a multitude of diagnosis often involving cognitive loss. I would leave at the end of the day to return to my family’s needs. When my mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at […]

Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act

Family caregivers are the most important source of support for people with chronic or other health conditions, disabilities, or functional limitations. Millions of family caregivers help their loved ones live at home and in their communities, providing the bulk of this assistance. In 2013, about 40 million family caregivers provided unpaid care valued at about […]