Top 10 Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers

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November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month, and the recently released World Alzheimer Report declares that more than 35 million people worldwide will have dementia by 2010. CRL Senior Living Communities , an industry innovator with 16 independent living and assisted living, and Alzheimer's/memory care communities in Wisconsin and Illinois, offers the following tips to those who care for people with Alzheimer's.

November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month, and the recently released World Alzheimer Report declares that more than 35 million people worldwide will have dementia by 2010. CRL Senior Living Communities , an industry innovator with 16 independent living and assisted living, and Alzheimer's/memory care communities in Wisconsin and Illinois, offers the following tips to those who care for people with Alzheimer's.

1.     Get help from others
2.     Learn as much as you can about Alzheimer's disease
3.     Find out about the resources that are available to you
4.     Take care of yourself
5.     Manage your stress level
6.     Accept changes as they occur
7.     Take care of legal and financial planning
8.     Be realistic about expectations and capabilities
9.     Take time to pat yourself on the back
10.     Avoid feeling guilty

About CRL Senior Living Communities
At CRL Senior Living Communities (http://www.crlcares.com), it is the company's mission to provide new standards of therapeutic excellence in senior living by providing the best in healthcare through consistently blending nutrition, spiritual, mental and physical stimulation in an environment rich with safety, comfort, activities and a nurturing atmosphere.

With offices in Neenah, Wis., and Chicago, Ill., CRL Senior Living Communities specializes in operating and managing state-of-the-art senior care residences that deliver the highest standard of care in specially designed therapeutic environments. The company meets the needs of seniors with independent living and assisted living, and Alzheimer's/memory care communities. CRL currently owns and operates 14 communities in Wisconsin including Neenah, Oshkosh, Sheboygan, Sheboygan Falls, Menomonee Falls, Kenosha, Greenfield, Green Bay, DeForest; and 2 in McHenry, Ill.

Contact: Colin Hutt @ (414) 765-2311

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