When we notice changes in our loved one’s behavior and increased forgetfulness it can feel alarming and overwhelming, even if we feel we have prepared ourselves for this moment. What do I do now? Who can I turn to in my area?
Lately you’ve noticed that you’ve been misplacing items or have been a little more forgetful than usual. Are you just getting older? Or is it dementia?
These basic diet guidelines are super-important to the nutrition of our senior loved ones with dementia as they cover the vital nutrients that support the brain, heart, nervous system, bone structure, and immune system.
If your parent is taking much longer than usual to run errands or go grocery shopping, they may be getting lost in familiar places, or having other issues with driving.
Making the decision to move your loved one to memory care can be a very difficult choice but knowing how to identify the signs that 24-hour care is necessary can help you evaluate and make that critical determination.
What do you do when a dementia patient refuses care? The best starting place is to understand why.
The type of care provided to your loved one with memory impairment is principal to the cost of their care. Learn more about the price difference between Assisted Living and Memory Care and why.
When we relocate our loved ones with dementia to a new memory care facility it can be unsettling and may lead to emotional stress. The good news is there are practical steps you can take to limit emotional stress and transfer trauma for your loved one.