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|Newcomer's Posting Guide|
This step-by-step guide is intended to help newcomers get started.
1. Welcome Letter (Casey)
|About Our Community|
Find out more about our vision and how to use this Forum and our interactive support services.
Re: Welcome (Moms_Buddy)
Come on in and get comfortable. This is a place to relax, have casual conversation on today's events, and to get to know each other.
Re: Robin Williams will be missed.... (Moms_Buddy)
|News & Research|
Stay on top of the latest research developments, including news releases and links to research tools and resources.
Link found between dementia an... (Moms_Buddy)
|We Laugh to Survive|
Make us laugh! Post your dumb jokes, silly anecdotes, racy rhymes, and funny caregiving stories.
|ElderCare Exchange - Classified Listings|
Post your online classified ad for an eldercare product or service
Special Deliveries (SpecialDeliveries)
|Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Care||Latest Post:|
Caring for a loved one with dementia can be especially draining. Share information and tips to help cope and manage problem behaviors.
Re: Help with Father (Moms_Buddy)
|Individuals Affected by Dementia|
A place where individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia can connect and share ideas and information with each other.
Re: What IS "dementia"? (Moms_Buddy)
|Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease|
Dementia can strike younger people, not just seniors. The issues and concerns of young-onset individuals and their families may be different.
|Less Common Dementias|
Alzheimer's Disease is not the only form of dementia. Understanding the nuances of less common forms of demenita can improve care and well being.
Re: Hi! (Rory)
|New Caregiver's Meeting Room|
This is the place if you are a new caregiver or if your loved one has just been diagnosed with dementia.
|The Anger Wall|
All Caregivers get angry. It's OK! Let it out on the ALZwell Anger Wall. You do not need to be a registered member to post here -- you can do it anonymously.
Re: Not Sure Where To Begin (Vicki Gardner)
|Elder Care Topics||Latest Post:|
|Legal, Financial & Insurance Matters|
Understanding and preparing for legal & financial changes is critical, especially given complicated insurance options. Share your tips and questions with other caregivers.
Re: hello and where to start? (Moms_Buddy)
We all know that managing sibling rivalries and talking with our parents is tough. Other caregivers can help you focus on the most important thing: quality of life.
Re: how do/did you deal with the c... (Moms_Buddy)
Taking care of the caregiver is about healthy living, stress reduction, and maintaining a positive outlook.
Re: Really shattered (Bobcat)
A place where people caring for their spouses can discuss difficult topics regardless of age.
Re: Joining the journey (Bobcat)
|Homecare & Independent Living|
Whether you are new to caregiving or have years of hard-won experience, you can always benefit from tips and techniques from others.
Do-it-Yourself Furniture (bellacarter)
When the challenges of homecare become too heavy, a facility staffed by career caregivers may be an option. Ask your peers how they came to accept the transition.
As caregivers, we must come to terms with dying and death. End-of-life issues are painful, but the knowledge and wisdom of fellow caregivers can help ease the pain.
Re: At the end (Vicki Gardner)
|After the Caring|
Your relationship with them has changed and you continue on with your life after your loved one dies.
Re: Change in family dynamics (Moms_Buddy)
|Former Caregiver's Meeting Room|
Help each other move on after you have completed your caregiving responsibilities.
Re: Thanks to the Eldercare forum! (Moms_Buddy)
Share a little bit about your loved one, including name, birth, diagnosis, and death. Honor our loved ones by sharing their lives with our community members.
Re: coming up on 10 years (Bobcat)
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