Pinterest
Search

Understanding dementia

See more
Cancel
More information
After being alerted to this poster The Caregiver's 10 Commandments via the University of Tasmania's Understanding Dementia MOOC Facebook page, which is helpful, but also hard to do, I found the art...
Find this Pin and more on Caring for Parents by Elesha Bressler.
What others are saying

Caregivers learn to communicate when dementia is present Rules of engagement with dementia

Not just for caregivers, also for anyone with a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's, Dementia or memory loss.

Free Book on Lewy Body Dementia

It is so important to know how to communicate with someone who has a form of dementia. No matter how badly they may not remember day to d.

After being alerted to this poster The Caregiver's 10 Commandments via the University of Tasmania's Understanding Dementia MOOC Facebook page, which is helpful, but also hard to do, I found the art...

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Dementia Care & Alzheimer's Care Services
Find this Pin and more on Alzheimer's Awareness by MindCrowd.
What others are saying

Carers, friends and family it is important to provide the right care for your loved one with dementia, as each person will have different needs.

With your help, we can make real progress towards understanding and treating Alzheimer's disease and other brain disorders.

There are similarities and commonalities in what people with dementia may experience, but everyone is unique so everyone's experience will be unique.

If you need dementia care or Alzheimer’s care so you don’t have to worry about the safety of your loved ones, call FirstLight Home Care.

Understanding dementia #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Living With The Repetitive Symptoms of Dementia
Find this Pin and more on SW by Kristie Joyce.
What others are saying

Repetitive symptoms are often misunderstood and create frustration and exhaustion for clients and their family/professional caregivers. It is important to remember that people with dementia cannot control their symptoms.

Learn more about the repetitive symptoms of dementia, common triggers & how to manage them with this helpful infographic from Griswold Home Care.

The repetitive behaviors & questions, probably the most frustrating! So hard to determine all the possible triggers too. GO BLUE FOR DIABETES DAY NOVEMBER We wear blue every Friday, year round too.

Demen ▓ dealing with

To recognize World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in September, CRE Salamanca created a highly visual infographic that captures the nature of repetitive symptoms and their impact on the lives of people living with dementia. Repetitive symptoms are often misunderstood and create frustration and exhaustion for clients and their family/professional caregivers. It is important to remember that people with dementia cannot control their symptoms. #Alzheimer'sDementiaCaregiving

 
See more
Cancel
More information
12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment
Find this Pin and more on Therapy by Lifestyle|Blogger |MFT.
What others are saying

Note from TeamMona: 12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment, useful also to those caring for a victim of Alzheimer’s.

Through our telling of life stories, caregivers are able to create an empowering and safe environment. It allows them to better communicate, understand, and empathize with residents who live with Alzheimer's or dementia.

Here& how to help someone with dementia feel in control of their life and valued as a person with a history.

Seaside Sea Shell Ornaments We are forwork activities With a new dementia article/video hitting the internet every 7 minutes, our mission is to bring you the 7 best every 7 days.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Understanding and dealing with loved ones' dementia behaviors may be stressful, but consider these tips listed below to help you get through the moment.
Find this Pin and more on Dementia by Connie Adams.
What others are saying

Sometimes, when caring for an elderly relative, it can be hard to know what to do for the best. If you are a caregiver, you are generally and solely responsible

As Fresh As A Daisy: The Basics Of Elderly Personal Hygiene

Moving a parent to a nursing home is a choice that no adult wants to make for their loved one.

The Best Activities To Stimulate Mentally Ill Seniors

Understanding and dealing with loved ones' dementia behaviors may be stressful, but consider these tips listed below to help you get through the moment.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Head injury survivors may experience a range of neuro­psychological problems following a traumatic brain injury. Depending on the part of the brain affected and the severity of the injury, the result on any one individual can vary greatly. Personality changes, memory and judgement deficits, lack of impulse control, and poor concentration are all common. Behavioral changes can be stressful for families and caregivers
Find this Pin and more on D: TBI by Cwc Cassidy.
What others are saying

FCA: Hospital Discharge Planning: A Guide for Families and Caregivers

Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors

Coping with Behavior Problems after Head Injury

Caregiver advocacy, education, and information.

Head injury survivors may experience a range of neuro­psychological problems following a traumatic brain injury. Depending on the part of the brain affected and the severity of the injury, the result on any one individual can vary greatly. Personality changes, memory and judgement deficits, lack of impulse control, and poor concentration are all common. Behavioral changes can be stressful for families and caregivers

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Changes in the Brain in Alzheimer's Disease - Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually even the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear after age 60. Estimates vary, but experts suggest that as many as 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s disease.
What others are saying

Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet ---- Changes in the Brain in Alzheimer's Disease

Want to improve your memory and sharpen your mind? The Memory Repair Protocol can help. Discover the natural secret to optimum brain health.

Alzheimer's - 3 brains showing shrinkage and spread of disease, from mild to severe

This image highlights the damage Alzheimer's causes to the brain at different stages of the disease

Changes in the Brain in Alzheimer's Disease - Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually even the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear after age 60. Estimates vary, but experts suggest that as many as 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s disease.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
The University of Tasmania’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is a 9-week online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It’s free and anyone can register.
Find this Pin and more on Caregiving Dementia by Nanelyn Mitchell.
What others are saying

The Understanding Dementia MOOC will be released again on March, Please note, while the course is still free, places are limited.

Click screen to play

The University of Tasmania’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is a 9-week online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It’s free and anyone can register.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Dementia and Alzheimer’s: The Challenges of a Caregiver
Find this Pin and more on party ideas by Jamie Sanford.
What others are saying

Understanding Dementia: The Caregivers Notebook

It is an insidious disease that creates havoc and makes it difficult for both the individual and the caregiver.

“HotSmart® World Daily News”

This is a DVD video that highlights helpful tips and positive approach caregivers can use when dealing with those with dementia.

Dementia and Alzheimer's: The Challenges of Caregiver | Social Work HelperSocial Work Helper

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Dementia Care & Alzheimer's Care Services
What others are saying

A bunch of things to know about dementia How do you know when its time for professional dementia care?

If you need dementia care or Alzheimer’s care so you don’t have to worry about the safety of your loved ones, call FirstLight Home Care.

Recent findings show that having a sedentary lifestyle can cause dementia in those without any previous predisposition to the disease.

All about Dementia and Getting the Best Health Insurance

How do you know when it's time for professional dementia care?

 
See more
Cancel
More information
DONATION TO THE ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF CANADA
What others are saying

The Alzheimer Society works nationwide to support Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Alzheimer Society Canada ~ so many great links here .

Estimate the health and economic burden of dementia in Canada over the next 30 years

Helping children and teens unstandardised dementia.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Staying Sane When Caring for a Loved One who has Dementia
Find this Pin and more on Random by Lori Hatfield.
What others are saying

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be extremely difficult both mentally and emotionally. This article provides some useful tips on how to cope with caring for someone with dementia.

Staying Sane When Caring for a Loved One who has Dementa

A loved one's struggle with dementia can be heartbreaking and stressful. Here are a few things I've learned that's helped me cope with caring for my mother.

This is the typical type of graphic I see for our type of work

Staying Sane When Caring for a Loved One who has Dementia. Click on the picture to read the article.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Dementia Care Dos and Don'ts: Dealing with Dementia
What others are saying

Dementia Care Dos & Donts: Dealing with Dementia Behaviors

Dementia Care Dos - Communication difficulties can be one of the most upsetting aspects of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia—and it’s frustrating for the patient as well as for loved ones.

Communication with those with dementia is different than any other form. Avoiding triggers and ways to diffuse situations can deescalte situations that seem threatening or scary to them.

I am so very thankful for all the tips, I feel better equipped and somewhat grounded when dealing with these problems with my loved ones.

Remember that Alzheimer’s causes progressive damage to cognitive functioning, and this is what creates the confusion and memory loss.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Find this Pin and more on dementia training by Danielle Dittmer.
What others are saying

difference between dementia and alzheimer

Infographic for Dementia vs Alzheimer's - Kindly Care

Different types of dementia, signs, symptoms and treatment.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
How to Help Children Understand Dementia
 
See more
Cancel
More information
Dementia Care Dos and Don'ts: Dealing with Dementia
What others are saying

Dementia Care Dos & Don’ts: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems

Dealing with Dementia Behavior Communication difficulties can be one of the most upsetting aspects of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or some other type of dementia — and it’s frustrating for t…

As a caregiver, it is difficult to summon up the energy to do what is in the best interests of the senior that you are looking after at times.

All about Dementia and Getting the Best Health Insurance

Dementia can cause aggression, confusion and other difficult problems. Read about some common dementia behaviors and learn how to respond.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Our new reality living with my grandfather who has dementia
Find this Pin and more on Quotes, sayings and funny things! by JoJo.
What others are saying

Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone

our new reality living with dementia and alzheimer's moving into main house

Change the approach of your interactions when caring for dementia patients. Do a gentle "dance" to de-escalate agitation and focus confused thoughts.

How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia. Also works for people with FASD.

How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia | Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone who has dementia and Alzheimer's

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Good Communication is Critical When Working with People with Dementia
What others are saying

Sometimes, when caring for an elderly relative, it can be hard to know what to do for the best. If you are a caregiver, you are generally and solely responsible

Parkinson's Disease affects generally elder adults, among about of the known cases are diagnosed in people over the age of Within that population, there is a small amount of variance, with the danger increasing from age 60 thr

Want to improve your memory and sharpen your mind? Discover the natural secret to optimum brain health.

Moving a parent to a nursing home is a choice that no adult wants to make for their loved one.

The Right Communication When Working with People with Dementia

 
See more
Cancel
More information
"Dementia ... grieving your loved one while they are here only to grieve them again when they are gone."
Find this Pin and more on Miles for Mom/The Purple House by Cristina Harris.
What others are saying

Caregivers bear the tremendous burden of witnessing the early signs of change in the behavior of their loved one and dealing with the an.

Coming to terms with losing a loved one is a gradual process. But when someone is slowly fading away due to something like dementia, the process can feel premature and conflicting. This is called ambiguous or unresolved grief.

grieving your loved one while they are here only to grieve them again when they are gone. Thank you and Blessings Always Nancy

Exactly--that's why it's called the Long Goodbye.

"Dementia ... grieving your loved one while they are here only to grieve them again when they are gone."

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors
Find this Pin and more on dementia and caregiving by Sonia Bajwa.
What others are saying

Guidelines for Better Communication with Brain-Impaired Adults

Ten Real-Life Strategies for Dementia Caregiving

Estatísticas do cuidador: Demografia

Caregiver Self Care: Caring for You

Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Pinterest
Find this Pin and more on Alzheimers by Emma Landsberg.
What others are saying

Parkinson's disease is named after James Parkinson a British Doctor & Surgeon who was the first person to describe and publish an account of this condition in He described it in his well-known essay as the shaking palsy b

Pin by Esther Elmer on Alzheimers

Dementia can be a scary experience, but with loved ones by your side you can do anything. CBD oil has also shown that it can help with the symptoms! Get yours today at CBDinstead.com! #Dementia #Elderly #CBDoil

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Share this pix with those who have family or friends affected by Alzheimers or dementia. This information is also ideal for caregivers who may not have had training on how to communicate more effectively with those suffering from Alzheimers or dementia.
What others are saying

The communication used for Alzheimer's and Dementia patients is also great for dealing with behavioral/ mood disorders and autism in children!

A great quick view guide to helping you interact with someone with Alzheimer's.

Learning how to talk with Dementia and Alzheimer's clients can largely help you redirect and focus your loved one or client, without making them feel bad about their disease, their inability to remember, or difficulty accomplishing a task.

I am a daughter who is helping my mom on her life journey with dementia. Sometimes it is hard knowing what to say and do. This information is helpful on the bad days.

Share this pix with those who have family or friends affected by Alzheimers or dementia. This information is also ideal for caregivers who may not have had training on how to communicate more effectively with those suffering from Alzheimers or dementia.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Alzheimers Disease by the Numbers INFOGRAPHIC
Find this Pin and more on Mens sana in corpore sano... by Lisa O'Neal.
What others are saying

7 Stages and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease. The term “dementia” is used to describe a set of symptoms that can include memory loss, difficulty thinking, .

Note from TeamMona: 7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease Infographic. does knowing where your loved one is on this scale help you cope somehow?

Patients with Alzheimer's experience the disease differently but typically within the same trajectory. These 7 stages were developed by Dr. Many healthcare providers as well as the Alzheimer's Association uses these stages.

The signs and symptoms of dementia are severe memory loss, disorientation, and changes in personality. Dementia is not a part of the normal aging process. Human brain weighs lobs but contains 100 billion neurons.

Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals of the

 
See more
Cancel
More information
REVERSING ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA BREAKTROUGH: 172 Proven Recipes for Overcoming Brain Fog
Find this Pin and more on caring care-giving by Melody Phillips-Mulkey.
What others are saying

Want to improve your memory and sharpen your mind? Discover the natural secret to optimum brain health.

5 Habits You Should Avoid to Improve Your Mental Health - Online Health Digest

The Brain Stimulator Method - Official Website

There may come a time in every caregiver's life that you have to make a decision.

Recipes for improving brain health. #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Hospital Discharge Planning: A Guide for Families and Caregivers | Family Caregiver Alliance
Find this Pin and more on Medical Social Work by Tj.
What others are saying

Ten real-life strategies for dementia caregiving

Digital Technology for the Family Caregiver

Hospital Discharge Planning: A Guide for Families and Caregivers | Family Caregiver Alliance

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Downsizing a Home: A Checklist for Caregivers | Family Caregiver Alliance
Find this Pin and more on Thought ... give a little by Cate Newman.
What others are saying

Downsizing a Home: A Checklist for Caregivers

Advanced Illness: Holding On and Letting Go

Downsizing a Home: A Checklist for Caregivers | Family Caregiver Alliance

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Live Well
Find this Pin and more on Slp dementia by Megan Eileen.
What others are saying

Join us for our Understanding Dementia meeting in Queens on Registration is REQUIRED. Call our Helpline at to register.

Alzheimer's Association national site – information on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia symptoms, diagnosis, stages, treatment, care and support resources.

Been a supporter for a long time for obvious reasons!

You have a choice in how you live life with Alzheimer's or other dementia.

101 Activities to do with Alzheimer & Dementia people - LIST - no photos but good easy to scan through list

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Understanding Dementia — Alee Solutions
What others are saying

Understanding Dementia vs normal aging process and when to seek medical evaluation of a loved one — Alee Solutions

 
See more
Cancel
More information
10 Ways to Avoid Agitation and Aggression in the Person with Alzheimer's or Dementia
What others are saying

Those with dementia need activity and one of their favorites is Alzheimer's Activity Puzzles

The Memory Repair Protocol can help. Discover the natural secret to optimum brain health.

10 Ways to Avoid Agitation and Aggression in the Person with Alzheimer's or Dementia - Alzheimers Support

 
See more
Cancel
More information
5 Things to Never Say to a Person With Alzheimer's
Find this Pin and more on Helpful Resources by MindCrowd.
What others are saying

By Marie Marley Yesterday afternoon, I walked into the spacious room belonging to Mary, a woman with dementia who has few visitors and with whom I’ve volunteered to spend a little time every …

Report: Scientists Accidentally Find Treatment For Alzheimer’s

Novo remédio pode proteger o cérebro do Alzheimer e Parkinson - TNOnline

Aluminum in antacids, food, water and vaccines causes Alzheimer’s disease – Medicare Public

5 Things to Never Say to a Person With Alzheimer's #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) A great resource - retreat themes and structures, research, board and staff, etc.
Find this Pin and more on Dreams by Julia Lopez-Kaley.
What others are saying

Tips to self-care for caregivers

Examples of Caregiver Assessment Tools

Caregiving with Your Siblings

Symptoms of Grief

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) A great resource - retreat themes and structures, research, board and staff, etc.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
The University of Tasmania’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is a 9-week online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It’s free and anyone can register.
Find this Pin and more on caregiving by ALB.
What others are saying

The University of Tasmania’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is a 9-week online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It’s free and anyone can register.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
DEMENTIA CARE SERIES: PART 2, ​UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA. For healthcare professionals and carers.
Find this Pin and more on "Wise" sayings by Marnie Schwartz.
What others are saying

Alzheimers is an awful disease.

As a caregiver, it is difficult to summon up the energy to do what is in the best interests of the senior that you are looking after at times.

Reminds me of my favorite client who loves going for a drive to Millerton Lake EVERYDAY just to look at the lake, eat cookies, and have a cola :)

There may come a time in every caregiver's life that you have to make a decision. If you are caring for a relative then you may well have to decide

DEMENTIA CARE SERIES: PART 2, ​UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA. For healthcare professionals and carers.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Understanding Dementia MOOC
Find this Pin and more on Adult - ot by Jessica.
What others are saying

The University of Tasmania's Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is an easily accessible 7 week online course that builds upon the lat.

Making The Right Choice: Choosing An Online Education Institution

FREE ... Understanding Dementia MOOC - Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre - University of Tasmania, Australia

 
See more
Cancel
More information
What's the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease?
Find this Pin and more on Alzheimer's and Dementia by Bayshore Home Care.
What others are saying

Dementia is a group of symptoms, while Alzheimer’s is a disease. Learn how they’re connected and what the causes, symptoms, and treatments are for each.

Sometimes, when caring for an elderly relative, it can be hard to know what to do for the best. If you are a caregiver, you are generally and solely responsible

What Is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimers? Many people use the words “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s disease” interchangeably. However, they’re not the same thing. You can have a form of dementia that is completely unrelated to Alzheimer’s disease. #dementia #alzheimers

 
See more
Cancel
More information
What causes dementia and its symptoms? In a healthy brain, mass and speed may decline in adulthood, but this miraculous machine continues to form vital connections throughout life. However, when connections are lost through inflammation, disease, or injury, neurons eventually die and dementia may result. The prospect of literally losing one's self can be traumatic, but early intervention can dramatically alter the outcome. Understanding the causes of dementia is the first step.
Find this Pin and more on Cont. Ed by Certified Home Care of Georgia.
What others are saying

What causes dementia and its symptoms? In a healthy brain, mass and speed may decline in adulthood, but this miraculous machine continues to form vital connections throughout life. However, when connections are lost through inflammation, disease, or injury, neurons eventually die and dementia may result. The prospect of literally losing one's self can be traumatic, but early intervention can dramatically alter the outcome. Understanding the causes of dementia is the first step.

 
 
See more
Cancel
More information
Understanding and Managing Dementia Behaviors: A Comprehensive Guide
Find this Pin and more on Health issues by Lisa Mistretta.
What others are saying

Understanding dementia behaviors helps you manage them effectively and reduces uncertainty & stress. This free guide has tips that improve quality of life.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Vascular dementia is a general term that describes problems with reasoning, planning, judgment, memory and other thought processes, caused by brain damage due to impaired blood flow to the brain.
What others are saying

As a caregiver, it is difficult to summon up the energy to do what is in the best interests of the senior that you are looking after at times.

Recent findings show that having a sedentary lifestyle can cause dementia in those without any previous predisposition to the disease.

Want to improve your memory and sharpen your mind? The Memory Repair Protocol can help. Discover the natural secret to optimum brain health.

Vascular dementia - DIY home remedies

Vascular dementia is a general term that describes problems with reasoning, planning, judgment, memory and other thought processes, caused by brain damage due to impaired blood flow to the brain.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Teepa Snow, Dementia Expert, on understanding Alzheimers patient behaviors by Home Instead Senior Care of Sonoma County, CA, via Slideshare
Find this Pin and more on Dementia Programming by Dementia By Day.
What others are saying

Caring For The Elderly: Senior Illnesses And What They Mean To You

Moving a parent to a nursing home is a choice that no adult wants to make for their loved one.

Recent findings show that having a sedentary lifestyle can cause dementia in those without any previous predisposition to the disease.

There may come a time in every caregiver's life that you have to make a decision. If you are caring for a relative then you may well have to decide

Teepa Snow, Dementia Expert, on understanding Alzheimers patient behaviors by Home Instead Senior Care of Sonoma County, CA, via Slideshare

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Understanding Dementia Behaviors - Routines
What others are saying

Understanding Dementia Behaviors - Meaningful Activities for those who Suffer from Dementia - Great Tips from Jonathan Evans, MD, MPH, DMD

Understanding Dementia Behaviors - Routines - To watch this video in its entirety go to www.mmLearn.org

 
See more
Cancel
More information
Understanding Dementia: Myths and Truths - Infographic
Find this Pin and more on Health Infographics by GraphicsPedia.
What others are saying

Innovative Dementia Care: Techniques and Therapies - Infographic

It is an interesting and helpfull infographics site for everyone that are currently being published infographics, with a wide range of topics.

 
See more
Cancel
More information
10 Hidden Signs of Alzheimer’s That Everyone Ignores - And How to Prevent It !!!
Find this Pin and more on Mental Health Matters‼️ by Suzy Smith.
What others are saying

There are many signs of Alzheimer’s which we ignore because we don’t know about them. It develops at a slow rate and we may never know about it. According to National Family Caregiver Alliance’s (N…

10 Hidden Signs of Alzheimer’s That Everyone Ignores - And How to Prevent It !!! » Plain Live