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How to respond if they ask, “How am I doing?”
Transcript Today’s topic is about how to respond if they ask, “How am I doing?” I got an interesting question from a woman who reads
How to reply to, “You’ve abandoned me!”
Do you have anything in your resources on what families can say to their person with Dementia that is saying “you have abandoned me and
Why “Validation” “Redirection” and “Distraction” Are OUTDATED in Dementia Care!
Transcript Today’s topic is about why validation, redirection, and distraction are outdated in Dementia Care. There’s nothing that I love more than getting in an
Convincing someone with memory loss to see a doctor
Transcript Today’s topic is about convincing someone living with dementia or really with just early stages of memory loss issues to go to the doctor.
How do you know when to move someone to Memory Care?
Transcript Today’s topic is about how you know when it’s time to transition someone living with dementia into a dementia care community. This is one
How to (and how NOT TO) shop for dementia-friendly products!
Transcript I really want to talk about some of my favorite products to use in the dementia care space. Now, here is the trick to
A SUPER easy staging tool for dementia care!
Transcript Today’s topic is about my first dementia care building, the first time I was ever a dementia care director, which was many moons ago.
Dementia Genetic Testing – Would you want to know?
Transcript Today’s topic is about If there was a test out there where you could be tested for certain types of dementia, would you want
How to introduce a baby doll to someone with dementia
How to introduce a stuffed animal or baby doll to a person living with dementia! Two, easy steps to get you more in-tune with what that person needs and feels.
Ambiguous Loss & Anticipatory Grief in 3 Minutes
So, ambiguous loss & anticipatory grief… it doesn’t mean that your loved one has to be at end of life stages. I would recommend reading
Virtual reality for Dementia Care
I review MyndVR’s very interesting, “WOAH” kind of product for dementia caregiving! I’ve never seen anything like this before, truly. Be sure to subscribe for more of my reviews and dementia caregiving videos!
Why Stuffed Animals work in Dementia Care
Video Transcript So here is what I hear from people who talk about using a stuffed animal with someone living with dementia – these are
What do I do if she doesn’t recognize me anymore?
So, what do you do if your loved one doesn’t recognize you anymore? I want to point out that even this sentence is not exactly
What’s Compassionate Deception and why does it matter
What is compassionate deception? And why does it matter? I heard this term on LinkedIn, of course. Just the other week somebody had commented and
Should we tell her she has dementia
Should I tell a person living with dementia that they have dementia? The answer is…it depends on three things, which I’m going to break down
16 Things I Would Want If I Got Dementia
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