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

A bunch of things to know about dementia 12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease InfographicPinned by OTToolkit.com. Treatment plans and patient handouts for the OT working with physical disabilities and geriatrics..

7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease Infographic

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

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

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

3 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Says I Want to Go Home - DailyCaring

3 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Says I Want to Go Home

When seniors with Alzheimer's say I want to go home, it's actually a cry for help. These 3 kind responses help them calm down & redirect to another activity

Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control.

How to Plan Music Activities for Dementia Care

Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cogn

Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life.  Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.

10 Communication Strategies for Dementia Care

A bunch of things to know about dementia Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life. Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.

There are a multitude of ways we can assist to stimulate the senses, soothe, entertain and elicit positive emotions.

Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care

A bunch of things to know about dementia There are a multitude of ways we can assist to stimulate the senses, soothe, entertain and elicit positive emotions.

Alzheimer's Behaviors? Try This. Please BREATHE. Mnemonic device for Alzheimer's behaviors.

Dealing with difficult Alzheimer's Behaviors? Please BREATHE. Mnemonic device for Alzheimer's behaviors to help consider the cause, not just the action.

Dementia Activities: Keeping Occupied and Stimulated Can Improve Their Quality of Life (Dementia Caregivers Guide, Dementia Care) by Natalie Johnson, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00PPE32OC/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Nvaewb121SQMN

A bunch of things to know about dementia. Dementia Activities: Keeping Occupied and Stimulated Can Improve Their Quality of Life (Dementia Caregivers Guide, Dementia Care) by Natalie Johnson.

Did you know that not all dementia is Alzheimer's dementia? There are many types of dementia with different symptoms, causes and prognosis. This inforgraphic sums it up.

8 Forms of Dementia You Might Not Know About [Infographic

A bunch of things to know about dementia Did you know that not all dementia is Alzheimers dementia? There are many types of dementia with different symptoms, causes and prognosis. This inforgraphic sums it up.

Challenging behavior  is common in people living with dementia and is considered one of the most difficult issues facing staff in residential care and caregivers at home. It is important to try and understand why the person is behaving in a particular way and remember that it is the behavior that is challenging and not the person.

How to Respond to Challenging Behavior

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

Staying Sane When Caring for a Loved One who has Dementia

During your working hours, you will see many clients outside of programmed activities; seize the opportunity and engage with them. It will only take a minute or two and can transform someone's state of mind and lift their spirits more than you can imagine.

Two Minute Activities for Dementia Care

During your working hours, you will see many clients outside of programmed activities; seize the opportunity and engage with them. It will only take a minute or two and can transform someone's state of mind and lift their spirits more than you can imagine

Dementia can make eating difficult for seniors. These 8 tips simplify meals and encourage older adults to eat.

How to Get Someone with Dementia to Eat: 8 Expert Tips [Infographic

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