“We’ve got to get out of here!” she screamed. “They are dangerous people and they’re after us! They think I’m crazy but I know the
I often hear from care partners and dementia care professionals alike that “getting the person living with dementia to do something is really hard!” While
A short story from my time working as a Dementia Care Director at my first building They sat, holding hands, talking softly in his room.
“Well…I don’t want to lie to her. If I tell her she still has a house waiting for her, then that would be a lie.
I’ve had a lot of people over the years say to me, “Wow! Dementia care? You must be really patient!” This is actually kind of funny
“Oh yeah, every time that dad forgets mom is dead, we head to the cemetery so he can see her gravestone.” A couple of years
Do you often ask your loved one or residents living with dementia if they “want” to do something…and get turned down? I’ve met a lot
Logic and dementia don’t mix. What does that mean? It really means that using logic to “explain yourself” to someone living with dementia won’t work
Please note: this is different from what I say when I talk about Timeline Confusion(TM) in dementia. Oh, the things I hear people say about
Another short story from my time as a Dementia Care Director “I am leaving for the day, because my young son is at home with