Dementia can cause seniors to withdraw from friends, family and activities. But maintaining those relationships and interests reduces the effects of severe cognitive impairment, leading to a better quality of life.
Dementia Care Dos and Don'ts: Dealing with Dementia
Repetitive symptoms are often misunderstood and create frustration and exhaustion for clients and their family/professional caregivers. It is important to remember that people with dementia cannot control their symptoms.
Caution with Medication for Alzheimer and Dementia Patients is a MUST
Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals
"Staying Afloat in a Sea of Forgetfulness - Common Sense Caregiving" by Gary Joseph LeBlanc