Category: chores

“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 […]

Technology can lend a hand to family caregivers

By:  Telegram.com http://www.telegram.com/news/20170730/technology-can-lend-hand-to-family-caregivers John Dowd of Worcester moved back home a few years ago to care for his father, who had Alzheimer’s disease, while managing his own job in field service, a position that required him to travel. He relied on a panoply of technology to make it work: internet-connected security cameras, shoes with GPS tracking […]