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Category: Dementia

Restlessness in Dementia: How You Can Help

Wandering. Fidgeting. Walking back and forth. These signs of restlessness in dementia are common, and when you notice them, it’s time to address them before they progress into more problematic behaviors. But identifying why the senior is feeling restless is sometimes half the battle.

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Caregiving Patience: It Takes Some Getting Used To!

Does a long line of annoyed shoppers make your blood boil while waiting to a check out at a grocery store? Or when you arrive five minutes early for a doctor’s appointment, only to need to wait 45 minutes to be seen? Many people just appear to project an innate sense of patience, whatever the […]

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Is Alzheimer’s Disease an Autoimmune Disorder? 

Finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease has proven to be as complicated as the tau threads long thought to be the underlying cause of the disease. However, researchers may now be getting closer to unraveling the puzzle of Alzheimer’s disease, by using another train of thought. New findings are pointing to the potential of an […]

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Using Food to Engage and Connect with Seniors with Dementia

Food is the one thing that connects us all! Think about how many cherished memories have been made over the years that included food at the center of them all: holiday meals, wedding celebrations, birthday parties. Even average days involve routines that become ingrained in us around food, from that first aromatic cup of coffee […]

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