Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cogn
Everyone responds instinctively to music regardless of cognitive losses, intellectual disabilities or traumas. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control.
Health care transitions, such as moves from the nursing home to the hospital, can result in medical errors, lack of care coordination, and for persons with advanced dementia – emotional distress and agitation.
This is a sensory blanket. We have a family member suffering from advanced dementia, and this is the second blanket I’ve made for her. The first one was the size of a cot blanket, whereas th…
Even with advanced dementia, my mother could feel moments of joy. I will always feel grateful that we gathered to celebrate her life not after she passed away, but while she was alive and could enjoy being the center of … Read