How can you best respond to behavior changes and better manage a loved one with dementia whose thinking is also changing? Here are nine tips that will help.
What behaviors are common for older adults with dementia? Your loved one may display a variety of different ones, but here are some of the most common.
Having helped many families with loved ones suffering from dementia, we’re happy to provide you with these tips on how you can create dementia-friendly holidays and celebrations for you, your family, and your loved ones.
Every family has its unique dynamics. When a family member is diagnosed with dementia, a family’s relationships and roles with one another usually begin to shift. Navigating these changing family dynamics can bring a family closer or drive them farther apart.
Memory care and home care are two options for those living with dementia. However, many prefer in-home care as an option. See why!
A decline in memory function is alarming to seniors and their families. If you’re concerned about you or a loved one having dementia, here are the top 10 warning signs of dementia.
Health experts have expressed concerns regarding the prevalence and health impact of loneliness. In the U.S., loneliness affects 48% of adults age 60 or older and often leads to the risk of dementia or premature death. Learn how you can help.
Those with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease are still fairly independent. So how can you find a balance when it comes to helping? Find out.
A big shout out to Dorothy, LaToya, Pat, Denise, and Lia who attended our in-service titled “All About Dementia”. We talked about the challenges for people affected by dementia and the special challenges caregivers (professional & family alike) of those with dementia face. Knowledge is power. It gives us understanding which builds our compassion and makes us better caregivers.
Your elderly mother is having trouble performing simple tasks, and she’s locked herself out of the house several times. The other day mom went to the bank and couldn’t remember how to get back home. Mom’s forgetfulness has now reached the point you suspect she has dementia. What should you do?