I’d like a glass of water. Such a simple request. But for people with dementia, communicating their needs can be a real struggle. They may invent new words to describe familiar items, easily lose their
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Dementia is a progressive condition that affects a person’s ability to recall common information such as names, dates and places. As this disease progresses, a person’s ability to communicate becomes increasingly challenging and difficult. Changes
There can be a lot of benefits to owning a pet, no matter what the age. When seniors are trying to pick out a pet, it’s important to make sure that pet is compatible to
It’s already pretty well-known that exercise is a pretty important part of staying healthy, no matter what the age. Exercising specifically in the morning, though, can provide some additional benefits. Setting that time aside first
If you’ve been diagnosed with dementia, have a loved one that’s been diagnosed, are worried about the possibility, or are simply interested in sharpening the mind, here are a few suggestions on ways to keep
There are a variety of different kinds of dementia, but there are some that are more common than others. The most common and most well-known form of dementia would be Alzheimer’s. There are a few
It’s quite possible that you’ve never heard of the term anosognosia, but it’s something that often happens with people who have been diagnosed with serious illnesses, such as dementia. Anosognosia is the inability to recognize
If a loved one of yours has recently been diagnosed with dementia, it might feel like there’s a lot to think about. You might not know where to begin or what to think about. It
As your loved one ages, you might begin to worry about his or her health and safety. Whether this is a parent, grandparent, or someone else, it can be hard to know how much help