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Recommended Reading: Dementia Books for Kids

Talking to children about dementia can be a daunting task. While well-intentioned, leaving children out of conversations about a loved one’s memory impairment diagnosis can complicate the situation. But if they understand what is happening, we can avoid hurt feelings and frustration on both sides. The information should always be honest, but age appropriate. We’ve […] Read More >>

Beat Boredom In the Great Outdoors

Boredom. It plagues us all from time to time, but for individuals living with dementia, it can be especially frustrating. Depending on the progress of their disease, they may not be physically able to do as much as they used to, or perhaps they miss their old daily routine. Wandering, daytime napping, agitation, loneliness – […] Read More >>

The Importance of Intergenerational Bonds

We know that people with dementia benefit greatly from regular visits, regardless of the stage of disease. Even though they may not always recognize their guests, there is no better mood booster than a warm smile, a tender hug, or a good chat! While visits from adult family members and friends are always beneficial, visits […] Read More >>

Talking to Someone With Dementia

Talking with the person you love may be more difficult now that they have dementia. But that doesn’t make it impossible! Here are a few helpful tips to improve your conversations so that they become more enjoyable for both of you. Body language – Stand or sit so you are both at eye level and […] Read More >>