By: Jackie Witges, R.N., B.S.N., C.M.C., C.D.P. When you loved one is diagnosed with dementia, you may feel it would be preferable to have a family member take care your loved one at home. But this may not be
By: Jackie Witges, R.N., B.S.N., C.M.C., C.D.P. When your loved one is diagnosed with a form of dementia, you may have concerns that you will not be able to communicate with them as you have in the past. Fear
We like to think that great days start with a great sleep. That saying may ring particularly true thanks to researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). When we sleep, many processes take place within the body that
‘Tis the season for noticing signs of dementia. A recent survey found that family members are reluctant to speak to a loved one about concerns of their loved one’s dementia. Often, family members wait over a year before approaching the
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As we care for our loved ones with Alzheimer’s, we always focus on providing a safe, loving environment. We surround the person with familiar faces, and we always live in the moment. In moments of challenge, we sympathize and redirect.