Yes, a caregiver must be patient and helpful and clean. But what are the items that make the caregiver’s life easier? Continue reading
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I am not a child, I have dementia
So many people, doctors in particular, equate dementia with regressing to a child-like state. That is not true. Let me explain why. Continue reading
Dementia: The busyness of a dying mind.
Can increased speech be the brain’s final attempt to hold on to control when battling dementia? Continue reading
So she’s throwing a tantrum. What am I supposed to do?
When my grandmother with dementia throws a tantrum, I remember that she has severe limitations and arguing only serves to do more damage to both of us than help the situation in any way. Continue reading
Successfully transitioning my grandmother, with dementia, from short-term rehabilitation care to home care.
Providing consistent care, love and a sense of independence and security is priority when transitioning a family member with dementia from rehab to home care, but there’s more to it than just that. Continue reading