At the best of times, the holidays involves a considerable amount of stress. This is even more significant if you are caring for a person with dementia. So, this post considers some ways to make sure the holidays turn out well.
Caring for Alzheimer’s patients can be an extremely draining role, especially for caregivers, who are emotionally invested in the people that they are supporting. As Kaiser Health News reports, this issue is becoming even more significant as the number of Alzheimer’s cases increase among Latinos.
GPS devices can be a powerful tool for seniors who wander, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease. These devices can help you protect family members and may even save their lives.
One of the biggest challenges when caring for an Alzheimer’s patient, or a family member with another form of dementia, is the differences between their reality and your own. For many caregivers, it can be tempting to simply correct the patient, telling them that they are wrong. But, there are other ways to approach the situation.
Dementia presents many challenges for caregivers but these tips can help to make communication a little bit easier.
As caregivers, it’s important to understand and embrace the significance of music for yourself and also for the person you are caring for. Music really can act as a powerful tool and there are a range of ways to take advantage of it.
Loneliness can often seem like a natural part of life and aging. Because of this, it’s easy to underestimate just how significant aging can be or what impacts it can have on physical and mental health.
Hiding dementia symptoms is a surprisingly common practice among seniors and it is a behavior that is actually associated with some pretty significant risks.
Depression can be a serious issue for seniors, yet it is often overlooked and untreated – which can lead to serious health problems.