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De-Escalate Crisis Before it Gets Physical.

The Crisis Prevention Institute is an international training organization that specializes in the safe management of disruptive and assaultive behavior.

5 Step Hygiene Routine for the Elderly (and Easy on the Caregiver) | Creating Daily Joys

5 Step Hygiene Routine for the Elderly (and Easy on the Caregiver) | Creating Daily Joys

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.

Sundowning: Symptoms, triggers & strategies

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. This psychological phenomenon causes behavioural problems that begin to occur as the sun is setting. Those affected may go into a heightened state of aggression or fearfulness, they may suffer from delusions or paranoia and will often begin pacing or wandering. In this…

11 Tips for Bathing a Person Living with Dementia: www.pineseducatio...

Pines to PAC Transition Notice - Positive Approach to Care

Share with Family, Friends, or Colleagues!

Here's how to help someone feel in control of their life and valued as a person with a history.

12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

Here's how to help someone with dementia feel in control of their life and valued as a person with a history.

3 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Says I Want to Go Home - DailyCaring

3 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Says I Want to Go Home – DailyCaring

Someone with dementia saying “I want to go home” often means something else. Get 3 kind responses to calm, switch to another activity, & let go of the idea.

Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life.  Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.

10 Communication Strategies for Dementia Care

Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life. Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.

Understanding and dealing with loved ones' dementia behaviors may be stressful, but consider these tips listed below to help you get through the moment.

New Approaches for Dealing With Difficult Dementia Behaviors

When most people think of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, they picture a senior with a benign, slightly confused demeanor who repeats themselves. But, there is a whole spectrum of other types of behaviors associated with the disease that most of us wouldn’t describe as slightly or “pleasantly confused” by any stretch of the imagination. From angry outbursts […]

Conflict and disagreement exist in all relationships. When you have a community of people with a progressive cognitive disorder such as dementia living together, it is to be expected that  unpredictable and difficult to control behaviors will arise.

Activities for Seniors: Browse 1000s of Resources for Senior Care

Golden Carers adds new activities for seniors weekly to help you keep things fresh and stimulating. Be inspired with meaningful ideas for any occasion.

Lavender, sage, and peppermint Essential Oils Are Fighting Dementia - improve memory and increase mental clarity

These Essential Oils Are Fighting Dementia (Must Check Out)

It goes without saying that brain health is utterly important to our overall well-being. As the control center of the body, the brain governs everything.

10 Signs Of #Alzheimers - via: @eppharmacy #mindcrowd #tgen www.mindcrowd.org

10 Signs Of #Alzheimers - via: @eppharmacy #mindcrowd #tgen www.mindcrowd.org

11 Benefits of Melissa Essential Oil Lemon Balm | anti-inflammatory, Alzheimer's, cold sores, infections, blood sugars diabetes, skin health, anti-tumor agent, boosts mood, fights depression, blood pressure, cholesterol, pms and menstrual symptoms,

Alzheimer's Breakthrough: This Essential Oil Drastically Reduces Agitation in 60% of Patients

This is one of the most well-studied oils when it comes to easing Alzheimer's symptoms.

Top 5 Dementia Fighting Vitamins and Minerals

Top Minerals and Vitamins for Memory

When looking for foods to prevent dementia symptoms from worsening, choose vitamins that help with memory.

Essential oils found effective for treating symptoms of dementia | Natural…

Essential oils found effective for treating symptoms of dementia | NaturalHealth365

(NaturalHealth365) Scientific evidence reveals that several essential oils can be effective at improving memory and other symptoms of dementia.

How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia | Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone who has dementia and Alzheimer's

Our new Reality Living with Dementia and Alzheimer's

Our new reality living with dementia and alzheimer's that has led to moving my grandparents into our home for 24/7 supervision and care.

Top 5 Foods and Supplements to Delay Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Top 5 Foods and Supplements to Delay Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Alzheimer's is one of the major medical problems of our time. This illness causes suffering to millions of people, not to mention their families. But recent studies show you can change your daily diet and reduce significantly the risk of Alzheimer's and dementia.

anger in dementia

7 Ways to Reduce and Manage Mean Dementia Behavior – DailyCaring

Dealing with mean dementia behavior is HARD. Make it easier to care for someone with dementia with these 7 ways to reduce mean and hurtful comments.

Dementia Caregiver PTSD... It is a real thing!

Caring for any sick person is hard, but the special feature of memory loss can make it even more stressful for Alzheimers or dementia caregivers! No real tips or ideas, just maybe a little real

Dementia Books: When Your Parent Becomes Your Child: A Journey of Faith Through My Mother's Dementia

Dementia Books: When Your Parent Becomes Your Child

Dementia Books: When Your Parent Becomes Your Child: A Journey of Faith Through My Mother's Dementia

Staying Sane When Caring for a Loved One who has Dementia. Click on the picture to read the article.

Staying Sane When Caring for a Loved One who has Dementia

A loved one's struggle with dementia can be heartbreaking and stressful. Here are a few things I've learned that's helped me cope with caring for my mother.

PICC Line Problems – Solutions for Family Caregivers

Six Tips for Dementia and Alzheimer's Care at Home (full article) #Alzheimers #dementia #caregiving http://www.saintelizabeth.com/Health-Info/Health-Resources/Dementia-and-Alzheimers-Disease/Six-Tips-for-Dementia-and-Alzheimer-s-Care-at-Home.aspx

Share this pix with those who have family or friends affected by Alzheimers or dementia. This information is also ideal for caregivers who may not have had training on how to communicate more effectively with those suffering from Alzheimers or dementia.

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Share this pix with those who have family or friends affected by Alzheimers or dementia. This information is also ideal for caregivers who may not have had training on how to communicate more effectively with those suffering from Alzheimers or dementia.

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, sight, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of people living with dementia.

Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care

Age-related changes can impact on the sensory systems and diminish perceptual capacities. Primary senses can be trained and strengthened with special activities to stimulate the affected senses. In this article we explore: Benefits of sensory stimulation Preparing a sensory program How to run a group sensory program Ideas for sensory materials

How to talk and communicate with dementia patients

Retirement, Health & Old Age Information for Aging Adults - All Senior

One of the biggest mistakes we make as dementia caregivers is to use too many words.

De-Escalate Crisis Before it Gets Physical.

The Crisis Prevention Institute is an international training organization that specializes in the safe management of disruptive and assaultive behavior.

5 Step Hygiene Routine for the Elderly (and Easy on the Caregiver) | Creating Daily Joys

5 Step Hygiene Routine for the Elderly (and Easy on the Caregiver) | Creating Daily Joys

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.

Sundowning: Symptoms, triggers & strategies

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. This psychological phenomenon causes behavioural problems that begin to occur as the sun is setting. Those affected may go into a heightened state of aggression or fearfulness, they may suffer from delusions or paranoia and will often begin pacing or wandering. In this…

11 Tips for Bathing a Person Living with Dementia: www.pineseducatio...

Pines to PAC Transition Notice - Positive Approach to Care

Share with Family, Friends, or Colleagues!

Here's how to help someone feel in control of their life and valued as a person with a history.

12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

Here's how to help someone with dementia feel in control of their life and valued as a person with a history.

3 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Says I Want to Go Home - DailyCaring

3 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Says I Want to Go Home – DailyCaring

Someone with dementia saying “I want to go home” often means something else. Get 3 kind responses to calm, switch to another activity, & let go of the idea.

Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life.  Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.

10 Communication Strategies for Dementia Care

Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life. Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.

Understanding and dealing with loved ones' dementia behaviors may be stressful, but consider these tips listed below to help you get through the moment.

New Approaches for Dealing With Difficult Dementia Behaviors

When most people think of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, they picture a senior with a benign, slightly confused demeanor who repeats themselves. But, there is a whole spectrum of other types of behaviors associated with the disease that most of us wouldn’t describe as slightly or “pleasantly confused” by any stretch of the imagination. From angry outbursts […]

Conflict and disagreement exist in all relationships. When you have a community of people with a progressive cognitive disorder such as dementia living together, it is to be expected that  unpredictable and difficult to control behaviors will arise.

Activities for Seniors: Browse 1000s of Resources for Senior Care

Golden Carers adds new activities for seniors weekly to help you keep things fresh and stimulating. Be inspired with meaningful ideas for any occasion.

Lavender, sage, and peppermint Essential Oils Are Fighting Dementia - improve memory and increase mental clarity

These Essential Oils Are Fighting Dementia (Must Check Out)

It goes without saying that brain health is utterly important to our overall well-being. As the control center of the body, the brain governs everything.

10 Signs Of #Alzheimers - via: @eppharmacy #mindcrowd #tgen www.mindcrowd.org

10 Signs Of #Alzheimers - via: @eppharmacy #mindcrowd #tgen www.mindcrowd.org

11 Benefits of Melissa Essential Oil Lemon Balm | anti-inflammatory, Alzheimer's, cold sores, infections, blood sugars diabetes, skin health, anti-tumor agent, boosts mood, fights depression, blood pressure, cholesterol, pms and menstrual symptoms,

Alzheimer's Breakthrough: This Essential Oil Drastically Reduces Agitation in 60% of Patients

This is one of the most well-studied oils when it comes to easing Alzheimer's symptoms.

Top 5 Dementia Fighting Vitamins and Minerals

Top Minerals and Vitamins for Memory

When looking for foods to prevent dementia symptoms from worsening, choose vitamins that help with memory.

Essential oils found effective for treating symptoms of dementia | Natural…

Essential oils found effective for treating symptoms of dementia | NaturalHealth365

(NaturalHealth365) Scientific evidence reveals that several essential oils can be effective at improving memory and other symptoms of dementia.

How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia | Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone who has dementia and Alzheimer's

Our new Reality Living with Dementia and Alzheimer's

Our new reality living with dementia and alzheimer's that has led to moving my grandparents into our home for 24/7 supervision and care.

Top 5 Foods and Supplements to Delay Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Top 5 Foods and Supplements to Delay Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Alzheimer's is one of the major medical problems of our time. This illness causes suffering to millions of people, not to mention their families. But recent studies show you can change your daily diet and reduce significantly the risk of Alzheimer's and dementia.