Family Caregiving

Tips on How to Avoid Overstepping Boundaries with Senior Parents

Tips on How to Avoid Overstepping Boundaries with Senior Parents
Avoid overstepping boundaries with senior parents with these tips from the Anchorage, AK senior care experts. We desire what’s best for our elderly parents. As our parents age, it is not necessarily a straightforward task to determine our role as adult children. However, if we’re not very careful, it is possible to find ourselves overstepping… Continue reading

When Lucidity Returns in the End Stages of Dementia and What It’s Teaching Us

When Lucidity Returns in the End Stages of Dementia and What It’s Teaching Us
Midnight Sun Home Care, providers of Alaska home health services, discusses the meaning behind lucidity in the end stages of dementia. Even as memory loss and confusion escalate throughout the progression of dementia, there is an interesting and pleasant reprieve that often occurs. Previously termed “terminal lucidity,” it’s more frequently known as “paradoxical lucidity.” It… Continue reading

Work-Life Balance for Caregivers: Post-Pandemic Predictions

Work-Life Balance for Caregivers: Post-Pandemic Predictions
Midnight Sun Home Care, providers of Anchorage home care services and care in nearby areas, has tips on the post-pandemic work-life balance for caregivers. If there’s one particular positive after-effect regarding the pandemic, it’s the awareness generated for the plight of family caregivers. Finding a post-pandemic work-life balance will be without question an incredible challenge… Continue reading

Caring for Aging Parents SOS: Family Caregiver Therapy

Caring for Aging Parents SOS: Family Caregiver Therapy
Family therapy sessions can help adult children work through differences when caring for aging parents. There are specific milestones we might encounter in our lives that, while not automatically negative, are known stressors. Losing a job. Starting a brand new job. Getting divorced. Getting married. And one that we in the home care industry are… Continue reading

Wrongly Accused? How to Respond When Dementia Induces These Delusions

Wrongly Accused? How to Respond When Dementia Induces These Delusions
Even the most devoted caregivers often face false accusations by a loved one with dementia. It can come seemingly out of thin air: you place your loved one’s favorite tuna sandwich in front of her – light on the mayo, no onions – something which usually brings her enjoyment. But this time, she shoves the… Continue reading

Providing Alzheimer’s Care During COVID-19

Providing Alzheimer’s Care During COVID-19
Midnight Sun in Anchorage is here to help provide additional resources for Alzheimer’s care during COVID-19. Confusion. Isolation. Loneliness. These feelings are becoming common for a number of us during the COVID-19 pandemic, however when you factor in the element of Alzheimer’s, the challenges and frustrations are increased to an entirely new level. Consider, for… Continue reading
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