Feb 24, 2017

9 Types of Dementia

Dementia causes the gradual deterioration of mental functioning that effects memory, mood, thinking, concentration, and judgment. These changes often affect a person’s ability to perform normal daily activities.

9 Common Types of Dementia and Their Typical Characteristics.

Dementia is a an illness that usually occurs slowly over time, and includes a progressive state of deterioration in the brain. Dementia effects memory. language and thinking.

Common problems include confusion, and changes in the way a person behaves and communicates.

Feb 23, 2017

Alice in a World Filled with Dementia

You wake up one day and realize you have fallen into a deep, dark hole. It only gets worse, no matter how hard you try, you can't get out.

You try and try and try, but before long you become convinced that you will never get out.

Will anyone help me?

Alzheimer's World

How to Get An Alzheimer's Patient to Take a Bath

Doctors recommend older adults shower or bathe a minimum of twice a week to reduce the chance of infection including urinary tract infection.

How do you get a dementia patient to bathe or shower?

By Carole B. Larkin
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Many Alzheimer's caregivers face this common problem, how do you get a dementia patient to bathe or shower?

How to Get a Dementia Patient to Cooperate

Feb 22, 2017

A Caregiver Must - Lend Your Brain to a Person Living with Dementia

Alzheimer's patients often forget how to perform normal tasks like taking a shower. For this reason alone - we must lend them our brain.

Alzheimer's robs the memory of a person living with dementia.

You have probably heard the saying - two heads are better than one.

Nothing could be more true when caring for someone living with dementia.

How To Get a Dementia Patient to Cooperate