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Tips for enhancing the daily lives of the memory impaired

Tips for enhancing the daily lives of the memory impaired

Oftentimes in life, the “little” things are actually the most important. Small, consistent changes in routines can have a lasting impact on the lives of those in your care. Here are a few easy ways to easily enhance their lives through love and joy. Stay one step...

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Understanding the complexities of dementia

Understanding the complexities of dementia

While many people think they know what dementia is, it is actually widely misunderstood. I have been asked “what is dementia?” many times over the past 20 years and am often surprised how many caregivers, professional and family, don’t actually know. However, every...

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Why Dementia-Aware training might be right for you

Why Dementia-Aware training might be right for you

The caregiving community is incredibly diverse, and it seems that most agree that family and professional caregivers deserve extensive support. Did you know there is a specific name for this type of caregiving? Allow me to introduce you to “Dementia-Aware” caregiving....

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Dementia is not a disease, it is a group of symptoms

Dementia is not a disease, it is a group of symptoms

There is a lot of confusion surrounding dementia. For starters, many people mistakenly believe that dementia is a disease on its own when, in fact, it’s an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with the decline in thinking skills severe enough to...

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Hospice as an option for dementia care

Hospice as an option for dementia care

Talking about hospice care can bring about uncomfortable feelings for many, often rooted in a lack of knowledge and misconceptions. It’s no wonder that many avoid thinking about or discussing it with family or physicians for as long as possible. However, I would like...

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The importance of self-care as a dementia caregiver

The importance of self-care as a dementia caregiver

“Self-care” is a buzz term these days. If you spend any time on social media, you’re likely to run across a handful of posts that talk about it. However, unlike the popular term used by influencers, self-care doesn’t only look like sneaking away for a bubble bath and...

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Combating dementia denial through Dementia Awareness

Combating dementia denial through Dementia Awareness

Let’s talk about an important topic that impacts most families touched by dementia, denial. To truly understand why it happens, it’s important to first get to the root of it. To put it simply, the idea of someone you love or care about suffering or experiencing...

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Tips for prevention of dementia symptoms

Tips for prevention of dementia symptoms

It is not uncommon that I get asked if dementia can be prevented. If you’ve been wondering about this yourself, you’re not alone. It can be scary to think about possibly receiving this diagnosis someday. Unfortunately, most causes of dementia symptoms are beyond our...

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Using nostalgia to keep people with dementia engaged

Using nostalgia to keep people with dementia engaged

Keeping someone with dementia symptoms engaged can be a real challenge as their cognitive capabilities decline. This is especially true amid a pandemic that has limited the types of activities that can be done. Because we live in a world of wireless connections, it...

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