Category: Dementia

Lucidity in Late-Stage Dementia: What It’s Teaching Us

Even as confusion and memory loss escalate during the advancement of dementia, there’s a fascinating and pleasant reprieve that often occurs. Formerly termed “terminal lucidity,” it is more frequently referred to now as “paradoxical lucidity.” It signifies a sudden, short-term return of clarity to an almost pre-dementia state of mind. The effects of lucidity in […]

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5 Tips For Dementia and the Fear of Being Alone

Primary caregivers for someone with Alzheimer’s disease are frequently all too familiar with the difficulty experienced in trying to take a quiet minute or two alone – to use the restroom, get a quick shower, or even step into another room. Dementia and a fear of being alone often go hand in hand, and those […]

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The Benefits of an Alzheimer’s Memory Book for Older Adults

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss Memories are the glue that bind together our past experiences with who we are today; and for a senior with Alzheimer’s disease, confusion surrounding these memories can have a serious impact. One of our goals to help […]

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