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How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia | Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone who has dementia and Alzheimer's

How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone who has dementia and Alzheimer's

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.

Sundowning: Symptoms, triggers & strategies

As a caregiver, it is difficult to summon up the energy to do what is in the best interests of the senior that you are looking after at times.

Senility is an outdated term that was used to describe dementias. Learn about the differences between Senility, Dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Looks like we are in the middle to late stage of Dementia - the paranoid behavior is the most frustrating to me currently.

Challenging behavior is common in people living with dementia and is considered one of the most difficult issues facing staff in residential care and caregivers at home. It is important to try and understand why the person is behaving in a particular way and remember that it is the behavior that is challenging and not the person.

How to Respond to Challenging Behavior

Challenging behavior is common in people living with dementia and is considered…

3 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Says I Want to Go Home - DailyCaring

3 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Says I Want to Go Home

When seniors with Alzheimer's say I want to go home, it's actually a cry for help. These 3 kind responses help them calm down & redirect to another activity

Various warning signs as they progress for a person facing dementia and possibly leading to alzheimer's disease.

Interesting Facts of the Day, April 07, 2014

A bunch of things to know about dementia Various warning signs as they progress for a person facing dementia and possibly leading to alzheimers disease.

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Sundowning Care Tips

5 Tips to Ease Sundowning in Dementia

Caregivers put loved ones at risk when they're unrealistic about loved ones' needs. Learn more about how to stay realistic during this time.

A Warning to Dementia Caregivers: 8 Dangers of Denial

Caregivers put loved ones at risk when they're unrealistic about loved ones' needs. Learn more about how to stay realistic during this time.

Activities for Loved Ones with #Alzheimers or #Dementia--not sure if this is applicable to us, but .....

Activities for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Activities for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s or Dementia - FirstLight Home Care

Caregivers recommend being patient with loved ones, letting them live in whatever moment they are in and joining them there.

Caregiver Tip #118: Let Them Live in The Moment They Are In

Caregivers recommend being patient with loved ones, letting them live in whatever moment they are in and joining them there, when caregiving.

16 Things You Didn't Know Happened In Dementia

16 Things You Didn't Know Happened In Dementia

eye opening...

Ten Absolutes For Caregivers of those with Alzheimer's

16 Things You Didn't Know Happened In Dementia

16 Things You Didn't Know Happened In Dementia

Good to know - how to speak to someone with Alzheimer's

Share this pix with those who have family or friends affected by Alzheimers or dementia. This information is also ideal for caregivers who may not have had training on how to communicate more effectively with those suffering from Alzheimers or dementia.

10 Requests From A Dementia Journeyer. Important tidbits to remember as a caregiver, family member or friend. Great idea to print this and read it on occasion as a refresher before a visit. #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

Housing: More help may be needed

10 Requests From A Dementia Journeyer. Important tidbits to remember as a caregiver, family member or friend. Great idea to print this and read it on occasion as a refresher.

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When I Wander- Poem about Dementia

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