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  • 3 Tips to Help You Choose Between Assisted Living vs In Home Care
    by UJAT Caregiver Network on February 20, 2019 at 6:15 am

    Assisted living vs in home care is a tough choice When your parent or spouse needs assistance in their daily life, many families face a tough choice – assisted living vs in home care. Choosing between assisted living and home care involves many factors, both personal and financial. It’s a complex decision […]

  • 14 Ways to Handle Screaming and Crying in Dementia
    by UJAT Caregiver Network on February 19, 2019 at 11:55 am

    Dementia can cause intense emotional outbursts When caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, there may be times when they yell, scream, or cry. They might yell “Help! Help!” at the top of their lungs or cry inconsolably for long periods of time. This can be disturbing and upsetting for both […]

  • A 5-Step Plan for Adopting Healthy Habits After 60
    by UJAT Caregiver Network on February 19, 2019 at 8:38 am

    Many people have trouble swapping unhealthy habits for healthy ones. It may be easy to start strong then fade away and eventually call it a failure. Or maybe it’s hard to even get started. Either way, it might be helpful to understand the well-documented five-step pattern to change identified by James Prochaska […]

  • Travel After 60: Cancelling Our Trip Felt Good – Can You Believe It?
    by UJAT Caregiver Network on February 17, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    This past summer, my husband and I kept running into people who had been to Europe on bike trips. Every conversation fed our intrigue and we started looking into a self-guided bike trip through Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. The Stage of Planning Let’s go next spring! Mark spent hours researching, looking at […]

  • Music for the Ages: The Wheel That Makes Life Transitions Bearable
    by UJAT Caregiver Network on February 17, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    The music of my youth was more than melody and words. It was a kind of guidance into adult life, a soundtrack for thoughts and feelings that I didn’t know how to reach on my own but were given to me by the likes of Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, and James Taylor. Music […] The post Music for the […]