What is Mindfulness?

Dr. James D. Huysman | Monday, November 21, 2016

"…mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally…"

Originally posted in: Caring for the Caregiver

How to Become a Family Member's Caregiver

JLP Staff | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Are you the primary caregiver for a loved one? Check out this guide to learn about financial aid, training, and other services available to help you.

Originally posted in: Aging Parents
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Delicious Secrets to Collaborating in the Kitchen With People Who are Living with Dementia

Deborah Shouse | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Looking for a way to include your loved one with dementia this holiday season? Try cooking together! Read more here.

Originally posted in: Caregiving Tips
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Placing your Loved one in Senior Housing

JLP Staff | Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wonder how long it takes to place someone in senior housing? Check out this article!

Caregivers month

Mindfulness - A New Way to Give & Take Care - Part 1

Dr. James D. Huysman | Wednesday, November 2, 2016

November is National Family Caregivers Month. Check out part one of Dr. Huysman's Mindfulness series!


A Month to Care About Those Who Care

JLP Staff | Tuesday, November 1, 2016

November is National Family Caregivers Month. What is this month all about, and how can you celebrate it?


Caregiving Is Not Immune From the Effects of Trauma

Dr. James D. Huysman | Friday, September 30, 2016

Every September, National Recovery Month is dedicated to raising awareness and understanding around mental (behavioral) and substance use disorders and celebrating the pe...

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Staying Connected With Expressive Arts Activities

Deborah Shouse | Friday, September 16, 2016

How do we stay connected to people we care for even when they may seem lost to us? Check out this article by Deborh Shouse, author of Connecting in the Land of Dementia.

Moving elderly

5 Tips to Help Prepare for Parents Moving In

JLP Staff | Friday, August 26, 2016

These tips can make a parent moving in a positive experience for everyone involved. Keep in mind that having a multi-generational household can be a great blessing for th...

Originally posted in: Aging Parents
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Why Mom and Dad Can't Sleep and What You Can Do to Help

Jen Wolfe | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Did you know it's actually the elderly population that is the most susceptible to sleep disorders? Wondering what you can do to help? Read more here.

Originally posted in: Caregiving Tips
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