Learn what to expect from a memory care facility in the following areas: Memory Care Community Environment Residents Social Environment Activities Plan for Dementia Patients The 24/7 demands of caring… Read More
We all cherish the thought of “home.” It’s our comfort zone, filled with love, memories, and familiarity. When a family member gets diagnosed with dementia, our immediate instinct is to… Read More
Ensuring that every day is filled with purpose and joy is crucial for all of us. For those touched by Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, engaging in activities and… Read More
We all want the best for our parents, grandparents, and beloved family members. But did you know that every year, one in four Americans aged 65 and older faces the… Read More
If are having a hard time finding a Memory Care Community, Consider a Different Point of View When it’s time to look for a place for a loved one with… Read More
One of the most effective techniques in dementia care is probably one of the least discussed and documented. Caregivers and professionals alike rely on redirection to accomplish many tasks each… Read More
Getting plenty of fluids each day is important to good health, especially as temperatures heat up. For those with Alzheimer’s, it is especially important as dehydration can affect cognitive function…. Read More
Communicating with a loved one with Alzheimer’s or related dementia may become challenging as the disease progresses. Prepare yourself before you visit; think about topics that you and your loved… Read More
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 60% of those with Alzheimer’s or dementia will wander. Anyone with memory problems, that is ambulatory, is at risk for wandering.
Listen to a favorite artist and discuss memories created by their songs. Or create your own music together.