Respite Care for the Holidays

Respite Care for the Holidays

Providing care to a family member or a friend with dementia is a mentally and physically challenging job.  Everyone needs a break—it is normal. Seeking help through respite care does not mean you cannot handle your role as a caregiver, in fact, it reflects well on...
Behavior Changes with Dementia: Aggression

Behavior Changes with Dementia: Aggression

It can be upsetting when someone with dementia suddenly lashes out at you. If you are on the receiving end of aggressive behavior, as stressful as it might be, remember that the behavior typically is not about you, and the person with dementia is not behaving as they...
Behavior Changes with Dementia

Behavior Changes with Dementia

Handling Sexually Inappropriate Behavior Inappropriate sexual behavior is disturbing, but it may feel like a much greater challenge when your loved one or the one you care for with dementia acts in ways that are new or different for them. Sexual Desire in People with...