Oct 17, 2017

Alzheimer's Care, Always Be Kinder Than You Feel

Alzheimer's care is difficult and dementia patients often say things that seem nonsensical to us; or, say things that leave us exasperated, confused, frustrated, and sometimes angry.

Good dementia care requires the virtue of kindness.
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

What does the above message mean to you?

It is not easy to listen and understand a person with living with Alzheimer's.

Learning how to understand, cope and communicate is important; and, takes time and practice.

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Oct 15, 2017

Rewiring My Brain and Stepping into Alzheimer's World

Once you start to understand how things work in Alzheimer's World - you get calm and comfortable.

How to use you brain for more effective Alzheimer's care, dementia care, and memory care.
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Once you get calm and comfortable you give off a better "vibe" to someone that has Alzheimer's.

Over time as you learn how to understand, cope and communicate with a person living with dementia you will find that instead of being at odds most of time you begin to relate better to each other. Once you start to relate to each other you find that it is much easier to operate in a world filled with Alzheimer's disease.

The key word here is relate.

How to relate to an Alzheimer's Patient

Oct 11, 2017

9 Important Lessons I Learned on the Path to Joyful Caregiving

Here are nine important lessons I learned about Alzheimer's care and dementia care.

It took some effort, but I finally learned how to understand, cope, and communicate with a person living with dementia.

Here are 9 important lessons I learned on the path to Joyful caregiving.

Alzheimer's Patients are Capable of More Than We Can Imagine

It is my belief that if you get in the habit of positively reinforcing your dementia patient, praising them, and coming to each situation with great emotion you will find that they are capable of more than you can imagine.

Person living with dementia are capable of more than their caregivers can imagine.

Previously I wrote, 2 Alzheimer's Tips That Worked with Dotty, and in that article I alluded to my simple belief that Alzheimer's and dementia patients are capable of more than we can imagine.