Welcome to The Oldest Sister 2018-05-23T11:25:07+00:00

The Oldest Sister provides hands-on, practical advice, resources,
information and more to empower family caregivers.


As children we never think about the day that our parent’s will turn to us for support. When did our “hero” become so fragile? How do you handle this new role of “caregiver”?

It can be scary, overwhelming and become complex very quickly. There are so many facets you now have to consider and the best laid plan can change on a dime. Who do you turn to for advice, resources, support and a community that really cares about you and your aging loved one?

We are the older sister you wish you had helping guide you through this often scary and complex process. We have put together resources, stories, articles, guides and so much more to help you make the best decisions for you and your family. You’re there for them we’re here for you.

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3 Approaches for Calming Someone with Dementia

3 Approaches for Calming Someone with Dementia Alzheimer's and other dementias are difficult to give general advice on because a lot depends on the type of dementia and the stage of the disease. But one thing I have found that helps me across the board is, you need to put yourself their shoes. Doing so can be difficult, but if someone living with dementia is feeling anxious or worked up, I recommend trying the three

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