What do you do when sweet Mom starts cursing angrily? When straitlaced Dad makes off-color remarks?
In persons with dementia, these behaviors are not on purpose.
They are caused by Read More
Bathing brings many discomforts. Bathrooms can feel cold and drafty when a person is wet. And running water can be noisy. Nudity makes bathing very intimate, which can be distressing when a modest Read More
No one can keep an eye on another person 24/7. Even in the most vigilant household, a loved one with dementia—Alzheimer's or other memory disorder—may just find a way to slip out thRead More
It is natural to fear that a loved one with dementia may wander. Indeed, 60% of people with Alzheimer's do get restless and head out the door. As a family member, you can't be watchful everRead More
When your father struggles to remember a grandchild’s name, should you be concerned? Older adults typically have some memory loss. People with Alzheimer’s disease, however, experience vRead More