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Transcript:Today’s topic is all about Money + Dementia, as in, how do you take over finances when a loved one living with dementia can no
Transcript:Why do I hate The Notebook? This movie – the Notebook –did dementia care a terrible disservice back in 2004. If you haven’t seen it,
Transcript:Today’s topic is all about why people with dementia should NOT be at home alone! If your loved one has dementia, please don’t let them
Transcript:Today’s topic is all about being the family handler. One of the things that comes up pretty frequently in my care partner support group is
Transcript:Today’s topic is all about nursing homes. What are they and what are they not? I hear families use this term all the time. They
Transcript:Today’s topic is all about weddings and funerals, and saying NO to them. So I have a little rule called no weddings and no funerals.
Transcript:Today’s topic is all about doctors… I can’t tell you how many people I’ve talked to who tell me something about what their doctor told
Transcript:Today’s topic is all about how dementia is more of a beg for forgiveness rather than ask for permission group of diseases. This means that
Transcript:Today’s topic is all about not reorienting people with dementia. For years and years, what we actually taught nurses to do, was to reorient people,
Transcript:Today’s topic is all about the four most common types of dementia. People ask me all the time, what is dementia? And dementia just means
Transcript: I’m often asked if it’s ever okay to lie to someone with dementia. And my answer is to simply take the word lying, and
Transcript:Today’s topic that a lot of people don’t love chatting about, is the H word…hospice. When do you know that it’s time to transition a
Transcript Today’s topic is all about how to change the conversation in dementia care. I’m going to be telling you about how to change the
Transcript Today’s topic is all about the 5 steps it takes to Embrace Their Reality™ effectively! These are my five steps to embracing someone’s reality
Transcript Today’s topic is about being confused enough to be…confused. I had a care partner say to me recently, “I feel really guilty saying this,
16 Things I Would Want If I Got Dementia
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