Why Won't Your Alzheimers or Dementia Parent Take Showers... My husband's Mom with Alzheimers moved in with us a while ago and I realized pretty early on we have some serious differences in our idea of personal cleanliness. Here are some thoughts about why Alzheimer and Dementia patients don't want to wash AND some tips and ideas about how to get them clean!
Helpful dementia caregiver resources and information Alzheimer's Disease: An Irreversible Brain Disorder Fantastic article on Alzheimer's. Find it here. Activities for Seniors Living with Dementia List of dozens of crafts and activities to try
Some dementia and Alzheimers patients experience “sundowning” in the evening. Here are 9 natural tips and ideas to help caregivers deal with your loved one's sundowners syndrome when they live in your home. While it is never fun to see your loved one confused and scared, there are some concrete things we can do to help!
No one should face Alzheimer’s or dementia alone. These 101 stories will provide support, advice, and comfort for caregivers and those living with Alzheimer’s. This collection of personal stories will support you through all the phases of your journey. You’ll read chapters on: Accepting a New Reality – How to keep the dialogue going What Does It Feel Like? – What it’s like to have Alzheimer’s Strategies and Tips for Coping – Great advice from other families Next Steps and Tough Choices…