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.
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
games, Adapting and modifying games for seniors is necessary for all sorts of different reasons. As well as for those living with dementia, games need to be modified for those who use wheelchairs and those with impaired vision or sensory loss.
30 Life Questions You Need to Ask Your Grandparents
Ask your grandfather these fun questions on Father's Day or all year! One of the answers would be fun to put on a picture frame :) Gather your family and ask your grandparents these questions, suggested by the in-home caregivers at Home Helpers Home Care.
Dementia Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.
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.
12 Important Tips for Dementia Caregivers [Infographic
So, you have opted to take care of your loved one with Alzheimer's; Very noble and loving, also very stressful. This poster shows some easy things to do to help manage stress, always remember, the caregiver needs loving care as well.
Declining memory and dementia are not a normal part of aging. There are many things you can do now to prevent or reverse inflammation of the brain! Twelve Tips for a Healthy Brain: How you can Prevent Dementia; improve your brain and thinking.