What's the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease?
December 10, 2016 For many the terms dementia and Alzheimer's Disease are the same. Each one can make it difficult to communicate with a loved one. However, dementia and Alzheimer's are two entirely different diagnoses. There are many differences and, if you are concerned about a friend or relative, you will want to know what they are. What is Dementia? Dementia is not a disease. It is a syndrome. In other words, it is a health condition that causes a group of symptoms. Dementia can affect…
10 Communication Strategies for Dementia Care
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.
Dementia and the Holidays - SeniorAdvisor.com Blog
Holidays: a time for gathering, good cheer, and giving. If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, you are no stranger to being a giver.
Alzheimers Toileting Issues: Nurse Tips
Nurse provides information on how to manage Alzheimers toileting issues including bowel and bladder incontinence, bathroom use
Retirement, Health & Old Age Information for Aging Adults - All Senior
Sundowning is a major problem for Alzheimer's caregivers. Dementia patients can get aggressive and very disruptive.
9 Tips and Ideas For Sundowning Dementia At Home
Some dementia and Alzheimers patients experience "sundowning" in the evening. Here are 9 natural tips and ideas to help caregivers deal with your loved one's sundowners syndrome when they live in your home. While it is never fun to see your loved one confused and scared, there are some concrete things we can do to help!
Why Won't Your Alzheimers or Dementia Parent Take Showers
My husband's Mom with Alzheimers moved in with us a while ago and I realized pretty early on we have some serious differences in our idea of personal cleanliness. Here are some thoughts about why Alzheimer and Dementia patients don't want to wash AND some tips and ideas about how to get them clean!
31 Days of 15 Minute Craft Projects
A full 31 days of 15 minute craft projects. You're bound to find some that you want to create for yourself or to give as a gift.
My first video is dedicated to my ex, Jacob. I still love him and i really miss him. Songs include Gone not around any longer by Sistar19, Fiction by B2st an...
Managing Dementia Behaviors: Do's and Don'ts from Experts
What’s the best way to handle difficult dementia behaviors? Learn the do’s and don’ts for managing anger, aggressiveness, and other common behaviors.
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.