November 16, 2019

Choosing the perfect gift can leave you racking your brain for that item that won't just get stuffed in a closet. When a loved one has dementia or Alzheimer's, it can present an extra challenge.

First you want to consider what your loved one's currently ability level is...

November 16, 2019

Once a month, I'll answer your questions about dementia and care-giving here in my blog. If you've got a question, feel free to submit it. 

Question: My mom is 86, has had two strokes, and now has vascular dementia. Lately every time I see her, she says how she jus...

November 15, 2019

Paranoia and delusions in dementia can range from the seemingly ridiculous, for example when they suddenly think a denture-thief is on the loose, to the heartbreaking when they think a loving spouse is being unfaithful or accuse family members of stealing from them. Or...

November 14, 2019

People with dementia can sometimes get stuck on a subject or behavior, or might say or do inappropriate things, or ask upsetting questions, or get themselves into unsafe situations. Any time you find yourself in a spot where you want to get them off a topic or activity...

November 13, 2019

Today I'm going to try something new and share my thoughts with you in a video instead. If you'd rather read, I'll also summarize my thoughts down below. I hope this is helpful for you!

As someone's brain deteriorates as a result of dementia, it very often creates new c...

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