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.
It’s best to start the conversation about in-home senior care with your loved one early. This forethought is vital during the early stages of diseases like Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s. For tips on having this important conversation, take a look at this infographic. #elderlycare
The dementia guide is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia. This could be any type of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia or mixed dementia. It will also be useful to caregivers and professionals. by Talei
Dementia Care Communicating with the Deeply Forgetful
Communicating with the Deeply Forgetful. Reality for the deeply forgetful is a reflection of what the person living with dementia thinks and believes. It is that new reality that you must focus on, not the way YOU think things are, or should be.
To celebrate National Safe at Home Week, Griswold Home Care has developed a visual snapshot of the common, yet serious safety issues that impact people with Alzheimer’s Disease and their families / professional caregivers.
Alzheimer's Disease and Personality Changes - What you can do - Alzheimers Support
Alzheimer's disease and personality changes discussed.Many personality changes due to Alzheimer’s disease are simply the emergence of an underlying feature of the person’s character which had previously been well-hidden.
LFor seniors with Alzheimer’s, a memory box helps recall people and events from the past. These memories, thought to be lost, can stimulate the senior emotionally and prompt conversation with loved ones.
The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.