- 30 pages of questions and answers based on REAL questions from Dementia By Day readers and listeners
- A mix of audio, visual and written answers from Rachael
- Additional resources through Rachael’s videos, podcasts and blog posts all organized by topic for easy viewing
- A detailed breakdown on how you can solve any challenge or answer any question that isn’t listed here!
I answer questions about dementia care every single day! No matter where I go in the world, I find that care partners (and even industry professionals!) have the same dementia caregiving questions. In this eKit, I’ll walk you through the most commonly-asked questions and their answers. I’ll also give you a guide for how to solve any dementia behavioral question that isn’t listed in the eKit.
Read answers to questions like:
WHAT do I say if they…
Say they want to go home but they are home
Say they’re hungry but they’ve already eaten a lot
Don’t seem to recognize me
Accuse me of doing something that I didn’t do
HOW do I tell [the person living with dementia] that…
Another family member died
They have to move to Memory Care
They have dementia
When do I move ___ into Memory Care?
When do I take their car keys?
When do I bring in home care?
WHY are they _______
Turning off all the lights in the house while we’re still in the rooms
Peeing in the houseplants
Sleeping a lot or not at all
…and many, many more!