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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 presentation and information from the Town Hall Forum (THF) on September 22 entitled, “Lessons Learned from A Caregiver’s Journey" are now available online. Click on the links below to access them. Respit...

  • Free Alzheimer's Seminar for Family Caregivers

    Lessons Learned from A Caregiver’s Journey At this free educational event for family caregivers, a family caregiver and a memory care professional will provide essential advice for your caregiving journey. You will...

  • Review Valuable Information

    The presentations from the Town Hall Forum (THF) on July 14 entitled, “After the Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: Practical Information for Family Caregivers" are now available online. Click on the links below to acces...

  • Register Today -- It's Free

    After the Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: Practical Information for Family Caregivers At this free educational event for family caregivers, you'll hear from medical professionals that will provide essential advice for your ...

  • Register today -- it's free

    Dementia:  Why They Do What They Do and What to Do About It   At this free educational event for family caregivers, you'll hear from medical professionals that will provide essential advice for your dementia ca...

  • Register Today--It's Free

    Memory loss resulting from Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia has a profound impact on the family. Join us for a panel discussion with Alzheimer’s disease experts and learn how to empower and prepare yo...

  • By Todd A. Shetter, Chief Operating Officer, ActivCare Living

    One of the most effective techniques in dementia care is probably one of the least discussed and documented. Caregivers and professionals alike rely on redirection to accomplish many tasks each day that otherwise would b...

  • Review Valuable Information

    The presentations from the Town Hall Forum (THF) on August 27 entitled, “Living with Dementia and Making Each Day Count,” are now available online. The presentations can be accessed by clicking the links belo...

  • Free Seminar for Family Caregivers

    Memory loss resulting from Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias has a profound impact on the family. Join us for a morning session with Alzheimer’s disease experts and learn how to empower and prepare yo...

  • The presentations from the Town Hall Forum on May 21 entitled, "The Team Approach to Alzheimer's Care," are now available online. Click the links below. John W. Daly, MD presented a comprehensive look at dementia, the wa...