ALWAYS ask people with dementia for their help

“He’s really combative,” the staff member complained, popping in my doorway. “Christian keeps slapping my hand away when I’m trying to wash his face.” “Okay, let me come check this out with you,” I suggested. We walked back into Christian’s room, where he was pleasantly sitting on a shower bench. He didn’t seem “combative,” but I watchedContinue reading “ALWAYS ask people with dementia for their help”

When Should a Person Move From Dementia Care to a SNF?

Tess’ question: “At what point is a sweet-natured senior with dementia no longer an appropriate candidate for living in a memory care facility? Can memory care facilities give the increased hands-on care someone in the later stages of AD needs to receive? In your opinion, when should an AD sufferer go to a skilled nursingContinue reading “When Should a Person Move From Dementia Care to a SNF?”

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