Manage the Mean Monday

📷 Part 4: Aggressive Behavior in Dementia Some people with Alzheimer’s or dementia may enter a combative stage of dementia. This is a...

Masks Save Lives

August 27, 2020 © Dmitry Kalinovsky @123rf Reminding others that “masks save lives” isn’t just sound advice. It’s a scientific fact that...

Reliable PPE Source!

A year into the pandemic and some resources are still scarce. There are other resources that are available but are being charge at 2-5...

Manage the Mean Monday

Part 3: Ways to Reduce & Manage Mean Behavior 1. Calm the situation down The first thing to do is reduce the tension in the room. Start...

Manage the Mean Monday

Part 2: Why Someone with Dementia Says Mean Things First, it’s important to understand why this hurtful behavior is happening. Dementia...

Manage the Mean Monday

Part 1 - Hurtful Things They May Say People with dementia might say hurtful things When you’re caring for an older adult with Alzheimer’s...

Reducing Anger in Dementia Patients

1. Accept their limitations Avoid pushing seniors with dementia beyond their limits by expecting them to do things they’ve been...

Dementia and Anger

Why does dementia and anger happen? When someone has dementia, their ability to function well in the world declines. Tasks that we...

Fall Prevention Friday

Create a Fall-Proof Home Environment Most falls are caused by a loss of footing (tripping) and/or traction (slipping) associated with...

Ways a Caregiver Can Encourage Independence

by Barry J. Jacobs, AARP Caregiving is not babysitting. Let those who can...do! Many caregivers struggle with finding a balance between...

What are Activities of Daily Living - Part V

How are the ADLs Used in Senior Care? Together, ADLs and IADLs make up the skills a person generally needs to successfully and safely...

What are ADLs? Part III

What are ADLs - Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Instrumental Activities of Daily Living or IADLs are not essential for basic...

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