Five Ways to Help a Parent with Dementia who Refuses Care
If you believe your parent would benefit from dementia care at home, use these five strategies to help them understand the many benefits.
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.
Strategies for Dealing With Sundowners Syndrome (aka Sundowning) in Seniors
Here are 12 tactics to try tonight if your mom or dad is up all night, or up from dementia-related sundowners.
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.
Technology for Active Seniors and People Living with Dementia in 2019
Here’s the best of technology in 2018 for active seniors, elders and people living with dementia.
Communication in the Middle Stages of the Dementia Journey
Why someone can speak ok but not understand what you’re saying, or visa versa.
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 …
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 …
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. …
Try This Instead of Antipsychotic Drugs for Paranoia in Dementia
Brain changes from dementia can cause hallucinations, delusions or paranoia. “Paranoia, or having false beliefs, is a common trait of …
Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Affect Brain and Body Differently
The destruction of brain cells causes the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. However, the two diseases impact the …
Fit at 50? Dementia Risk Low Among Very Fit Women
Only 5% of highly fit 50 year-old women got dementia later in life. But 25% of “average” women did.