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Category: Dementia Care

December 11, 2018

Validating Without Lying: Validation Theory and Dementia

Enter your loved one’s world without lying to them to protect your relationship and their dignity. Learn how to use Validation Theory to improve communication in dementia.

December 3, 2018

“Yes, and” … Improv can Help You have More Good Days with Dementia

Can the four basic rules of improvisational comedy help you to communicate more effectively with a loved one suffering from dementia? Yes they can and chances are you will never forget them.

November 13, 2018

Is Dementia a Normal Part of Aging?

Recognize the difference between normal aging and dementia and learn what else might be causing memory problems.

October 29, 2018

Five Ways to Help a Parent with Dementia who Refuses Care

The terrible thing about dementia is that in the early stages people are aware that their brain is changing. They often recognize the signs of memory loss, confusion and the inability to handle daily activities. It is a frightening time

October 25, 2018

Can Dementia Come And Go?

Surprised by a loved one’s lucidity? Take a look why dementia may seem to “come and go” and how to deal with all the ups and downs.

October 15, 2018

24 Ways to Deal With Sundowners Syndrome (12 for Tonight)

Here are 12 tactics to try tonight if your mom or dad is up all night, or up from dementia-related sundowners.

October 8, 2018

Effective Communication in Late Stage Dementia

Use ‘gist’ to communicate with someone in late stage dementia. What is gist you say? We explain how to understand what a person means, not what they say.

October 3, 2018

Technology for Active Seniors and People Living with Dementia in 2018

Here’s the best of technology in 2018 for active seniors, elders and people living with dementia.

September 10, 2018

Communication in the Middle Stages of the Dementia Journey

Why someone can speak ok but not understand what you’re saying, or visa versa.

August 16, 2018

Communication in the Early Stages of Dementia

  “People didn’t know how to talk to me even though I was the same person I was five minutes …

August 9, 2018

How Vision Changes With Dementia

The vision changes from dementia cause confusion and fear. You might notice strange behaviors and responses. Many people mistakenly think …

July 24, 2018

Living in Denial About Dementia? Join the Club.

I have never met anybody who likes to admit weakness. The inability to do something is a truth of dementia. …

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