Tag: ftd

Finding Calm in Repetitive Questions

Like many people with dementia, Lucille had a “phrase” that she used often. Well, it wasn’t so much a “phrase” as it was a line of questioning

How do I stop fighting with mom?

“Mom’s room is a mess!” Joe complained. “Every time I go in there, we argue about her clothes and her dirty briefs and all of that!”

5 tips for awesome outings

I spoke to a great family recently. They do a lot of fun things with their mom, who has dementia, and they take her on

“He sleeps all day!”

Most people with dementia, especially in later stages, will sleep all day if you let them.  A lot of caregivers come to me with the

We aren’t talking about FTD enough

Samuel walked into the room and started immediately yelling about his boss. “I can’t believe this mother [explicative deleted]! He laid me off!”  It was particularly

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