Redirection Using Activities

Recently I was asked to help a caregiver find activities for her loved one. She stated that it sounded so simple and a terrific idea but had no real idea how to get started. Here are a few suggestions that I made to her and where you can begin. First, make some notes on what […]

Caring For Yourself and Caring for Others – Memory Loss and Caregiver Support

Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health and achieving victory over mental illnesses and addictions through advocacy, education, research and service. Mental Health America also seeks to provide information and resources to assist in maintaining a good quality of life. This is especially prevalent if we find ourselves caring for those living with […]

Caring for Those Who Care for Others: National Family Caregivers Month

Nationwide, there are over 60 million unpaid family caregivers who sacrifice time, energy, and resources to take care of loved ones with a health conditions. Of those, one in five are caring for a loved one with a mental illness.[1] During the month of November, America acknowledges and recognizes these caregivers as part of National […]