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  • Have a Happy Thanksgiving

    Did You Know...  Although Thanksgiving was celebrated by the early settlers to the country in 1621, it wasn't an official holiday until 200 years later. When Abe Lincoln declared Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1...

  • Free Alzheimer's Seminar for Family Caregivers

    ActivCare Town Hall Forum on Nov. 17 Setting a Course for Successful Family Caregiving At this free educational event for family caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s, medical and legal professionals will provide pr...

  • Be Aware of Frauds & Scams

    Seniors are more vulnerable to certain crimes, such as purse-snatching, mugging, and fraud. You can reduce your risk by being alert and reporting suspicious activity. To avoid falling prey to scams, people need to be ale...

  • Fun Idea For An Activity You and Your Loved One Can Do

    Want a fun idea for an activity you and your loved one can do together? Here's a fun, easy-to-do project from Pinterest: Lollipop Ghosts You'll need: * Facial Tissues* Round Lollipops (Tootsie Pops work great)* Small ru...

  • Sundowning Tips for Caregivers

    As a caregiver, have you noticed that your loved one experiences confusion or agitation in the late afternoon? Called Sundowning, this change in behavior can be a symptom of Alzheimer's and dementia. Irrational worry or ...

  • Tips to Reduce the Risk of Falls for Those with Dementia

    Did you know that those with memory loss or dementia are 4 to 5 times greater at risk for falling than seniors without impairment? Protect yourself and your loved one by reducing your risks. Key areas to check in your ho...

  • Fun Facts About the Month of October

    October is National Pizza Month, Popcorn Month, Pork Month and Sausage Month. More US presidents have been born in October than in any other month. More candy is sold on October 28th than any other day of the year. (That...

  • 7 Tips for Better Sleep from The Mayo Clinic

    Having trouble getting to or staying asleep? The restorative powers of a full night's rest does wonders to refresh the body and mind. But, when you cannot get restful sleep, your outlook and your abilities can be hampere...

  • Self-Care for Family Caregivers

    To care for someone else, you have to be at your best. We have uncovered 8 helpful steps to ensure that, as a caregiver, you are at your peak. We found this helpful article from the Family Caregivers Alliance which ident...

  • Review Valuable Information

    The presentations from the Town Hall Forum (THF) on September 22 entitled, “Lessons Learned from A Caregiver’s Journey" is now available online. Click on the links below to access them. Respite Care Through L...