9 Tips to Make Caregiving Easier

Gurwin Healthcare System Tips for Caring for Elderly Parents

Caring for an older parent, relative or friend is often a labor of love, but can be daunting as well. As a caregiver, you may face a host of new roles and responsibilities, many of which can be unfami...


Modifying Holiday Celebrations for Loved Ones with Dementia

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Picture-perfect parties, over-the-top decorations, loud and crowded family gatherings and the biggest and best gifts –Hollywood’s depiction of the holidays sets the bar high for celebrations, and can ...


Using Nutrition to Fend Off Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.  It’s estimated that more than 6 million Americans suffer from this permanent and progressive di...


Six Tips for Creating a Memorable Holiday for Loved Ones with Dementia

by Kathleen Biggs, CTRS Assistant Director, Therapeutic Recreation Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center The holidays are a time of celebration for many, but when a loved one is struggl...