May 23, 2018

Alzheimer's World - The New Reality

Once you accept Alzheimer's World and learn how to operate in Alzheimer's World you'll learn that opposites can indeed attract. And stick together like glue.


Alzheimer's World

To understand Alzheimer's
You must redefine reality
This new reality is called
Alzheimer's World



May 22, 2018

4 Ways to Deal with Anger and Confusion on the Part of a Loved One Living with Dementia


"They love us and rely on us so much they can't stand to be without us".

The more confused a person living with dementia becomes the meaner they get.


On the other hand, greater activity on their part creates better awareness and self esteem.



Alzheimer's Care Why Do the Deeply Forgetful Say No So Often

Many Alzheimer's caregivers accept the word "No" from the deeply forgetful without ever trying to figure out why they say it.


"You know Bobby when I say No that doesn't mean anything, it is just he easiest word to say".
By Bob De Marco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

S/he says no all the time, the caregiver complains.

It is very common for a person that is deeply forgetful to say "no" when you ask them to do something. I don't know why, but it seems like this is a secret to many in the dementia community even though this is a common occurrence.


The Frightened, Angry, Anxious, Mean Dementia Patient

Don't get angry at the actions of someone that is living with dementia. Instead remind yourself - it is not their fault.


Don't get angry at the actions of someone that is living with dementia. Instead remind yourself - it is not their fault.
by Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Bored, frightened, bewildered, apprehensive, anxious and angry. I can say that everyone of those words applied to Dotty when I first arrived in Delray Beach to care for her.

It just amazed me how easy it was for Dotty to get out of balance. To get mean.

How simple? Consider this.