Dementia Memory Box Activity

Creating a dementia memory box is a simple activity where you can use reminiscence therapy to help your loved one at home. By just sitting down together and exploring a collection of items or images from your loved one’s past you can help encourage short-term memories by stimulating long-term ones. It can also open-up the […]

The Signs at Home: When to Consider a Memory Care Facility

What exactly is memory care? The broad definition says that it is a specific type of long-term care tailored to meet the needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other forms of memory deficits.  Staff, who receive dementia training, provide 24-hour supervisory and nursing care in order to monitor medical needs and activities of […]

Prevent Dangerous Wandering: 5 Tips for Persons With Severe Dementia and Their Caregivers

To the exhausted family members and caregivers for individuals suffering from severe neurocognitive disorder (aka dementia), your efforts to keep your loved ones at home as long as possible should be heavily applauded.  No one, but other caregivers in your circumstances, understands the physical, social, and emotional hardship that comes with looking after someone who […]