Tag: dementia

“They all think I’m crazy.”

“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

Low engagement? Give them CONTROL.

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

Finding New Love in Memory Care?

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. 

Stop taking her to the cemetery

“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

Stop trying to “convince” them

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

Why dementia is not a time machine

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

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