How To Talk to Someone with Dementia Who Wants To Go Home

How To Talk to Someone with Dementia Who Wants To Go Home

People with dementia or Alzheimer’s often say or do things that can be frustrating, worrying, and upsetting for caregivers to deal with.  Often, people with dementia will tell their caregivers “I want to go home,” which can be hard to hear over and over, especially if they are already in their own homes. But when …

Important Tasks That the Elderly Need Assistance With

Even if you’re physically and mentally healthy, aging can take a toll on your ability to perform daily tasks. Weakening bones, thinning skin, decreasing muscle, and challenges with cognition can make simple activities feel complicated and complex. If your parent or grandparent is nearing an age where it’s becoming harder to conduct daily tasks, it’s …

Sensory Activities For People with Dementia

Even though dementia can make it more difficult for loved ones to express themselves or complete tasks like they were once able, it doesn’t mean that they shouldn’t stay busy and occupied with fun activities! The best activities for people with dementia are ones that are simple and failure-free. Completing an activity can often lead …

These Gifts For People with Dementia Help Improve Cognitive Skills

Buying a gift for loved ones is hard, but it can be even more difficult if that loved one has dementia. How do you find them a gift that feels personal and unique, but also has a functional purpose to help improve their cognition? While it can be difficult to find a gift for those …

Maintaining Skin Integrity as You Age

Skin is the human body’s largest organ — covering, on average, 22 square feet. From head to toe, your skin plays an incredibly valuable role in shielding you against everything the world throws at it, from harmful bacteria to flying objects. When you were younger, your skin held up admirably, but the aging process and …