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
Unbuckling the seat belt, grabbing the steering wheel, opening the door when traveling. These are not actions that make sense. But for a person with dementia, they seem like reasonable actions to sRead More
Staying in touch with friends and relatives does a world of good for older adults. This is especially true for those who live alone.
The ability to easily reach out is important for well-beRead More
The daily ritual of getting dressed is a deeply engrained act of independence and self-expression. But dressing is not easy for people with dementia. It is, in fact, a fairly complex series of stepRead More
One of the most difficult aspects of caring for someone who with dementia are their changes in behavior. Here are five tips that I have taught caregivers that can make a difference.