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Category: Dementia Care

October 29, 2018

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.

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

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.

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 2019

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. …

July 18, 2018

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 …

June 28, 2018

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 …

June 27, 2018

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.