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Dementia-Friendly Gift Guide

Finding the perfect gift for the ones we love can be a challenge, especially when the recipient is living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Gifts that used to be on their wish list may no longer be appropriate, depending on the stage of the disease. Remember that dementia diminishes the senses as well […] Read More >>

Share What Works in Dementia Care

This is the fifth post in our 5-part dementia CARES series. Click here to start at the beginning of this series.  In the final post of our CARES series, we’re covering an often overlooked topic – sharing what works with the people who need to know. After you’ve worked through each of the previous steps […] Read More >>

Evaluating What Works in Dementia Care

This is the fourth in our 5-part dementia CARES series. Learn how to properly respond to dementia-related behaviors here in the previous post. Click here to start at the beginning of the series.  CARES is a well-known and practiced method in dementia care and stands for Connect with the Person, Assess Behavior, Respond Appropriately, Evaluate […] Read More >>

Responding Appropriately to Dementia-Related Behavior

“Remember, the person with dementia is not GIVING you a hard time; the person with dementia is HAVING a hard time.” – Unknown One of the most challenging obstacles for caregivers to overcome is responding appropriately to dementia-related behavior. Expecting a person with dementia to act as if they do not have brain changes is […] Read More >>

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