Category: Dementia Care

Finally, A Smile

  Joanne didn’t smile much. In fact, I had not seen her really smile about anything at all. She spoke to others, but sparingly, even

A Case of Mistaken Identity

“Susan! Susan, can you help me?” Virginia cried, following me down the hallway.  Obviously, my name is not Susan. Virginia began calling me “Susan” early

Why They Never Initiate Tasks

She’d left her father a “to-do” list that included tasks around the house. He was home, by himself, for a good deal of time during the

“But Don’t You Remember?”

“But don’t you remember…?” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people ask this of individuals living with dementia. Honestly, it’s almost comical

7 Ways We Can Provide Companionship This Winter

Article by guest author, Lily Harris (lily.harris@harbourmail.co.uk) If we learnt anything from our last lockdown, it is the importance of companionship, especially for our elderly

How to find the right community

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