Tag Archive: dementia

December 19, 2018

What’s going to happen next? Grappling With the Unknowns of Illness, Death and Dying

Some things that are comforting: control, knowledge, predictability and routine. Some things that are uncomfortable: lack of control, the unknown,... Read More

November 16, 2018

Holiday Travel and Serious Illness

When a loved one is sick, figuring out how to coordinate holiday gatherings can be a real challenge, particularly if... Read More

July 21, 2017

When Your Loved One With Dementia Acts Aggressively

Hitting, pinching, scratching, hair-pulling, biting, threatening, shouting and swearing are just a few of the aggressive behaviors a person with... Read More

June 22, 2017

How to Avoid Yet Another Bath War

If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, you know bath time can be a real battle.... Read More

April 17, 2017

Lunch & Learn: Dementia Talk – June 15

Dementia Talk: Why do they do that . . . and what can I do about it? This workshop looks... Read More

June 20, 2016

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Tips for Effective Communication

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Communication can be one of the greatest barriers for those whose loved ones are... Read More