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The stress of caregiving for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's disease can be enormous. 

It doesn't have to be that way. 

There are basic do's and don'ts of good dementia care, rules of survival. These can be forgotten when patience hits a new low.

How do you remember these rules to decrease caregiver stress and cope? To give hope?

We turned the rules into a song that you can play every day.

Research shows that using song and verse helps people retain information. Listen to it daily just like your morning medicine or vitamin.

Play the Caregivers Ballad every day from the app to build strength. Then, any time you feel frustrated, you can listen to the song and the advice it offers to help build up patience, perseverance and peace.

Caregivers Ballad App Screenshot

Keep the Caregivers Ballad lyrics handy.

Tips, Activities, and Pep Talks on Dementia

2 Pep Talks on how to "take care of yourself first."

36 Activities and 26 Tips in the following categories:

  • "On the go" -- dementia activities and tips when you are out and about with your loved one. Some require preplanning, and some don't require anything. Stuck someplace, look up something quick!
  • Self Care -- activities and tips that help you take care of you when you are caring for someone with dementia or Alzheimer's.
  • Craft -- want your loved one with dementia to be able to make something that is appropriate? These activities and tips help you do that. Activities include a felt matching game, building a bird feeder and more.
  • Games -- some games with varying skill levels that you both can play.
  • Practical -- help build and retain practical skills that makes your loved one with dementia feel useful, like matching silverware.
  • Relaxation --  how you both can spend time together having fun.
  • Sundowning -- when the sun goes down, agitation in the person experiencing dementia usually goes up. These activities and tips help with that transition.


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