Grieving is a process that takes time, and healing involves accepting the loss. Losing a person that we care about is never easy, but we live our lives knowing that the people that we love, including ourselves, will eventually die. We expect others to respect us and tell us when someone has died.
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.
How often should you visit someone with dementia? We recognize that you care about your loved one, and we believe that making the most out of your time together is what matters most.
It is early morning and your loved one with dementia has already asked several times, “Am I seeing the doctor today?” Your patience is wearing thin. Why is she asking this? How can you answer her question satisfactorily? Is there anything else that you can do to help her?
Communication can be one of the most challenging issues for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease and even other forms of dementia. It...