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Dementia - Here’s how to help someone feel in control of their life and valued as a person with a history.

Dementia - Here’s how to help someone feel in control of their life and valued as a person with a history.

7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease Infographic - Subscribe to Life's Learning's blog at: http://lifeslearning.org/ Counselors, join us at: Facebook.com/LifesLearningForCounselors Facebook for everyone: www.facebook.com/LifesLearningForEveryone

7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease Infographic

7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease Infographic - Subscribe to Life's Learning's blog at: http://lifeslearning.org/ Counselors, join us at: Facebook.com/LifesLearningForCounselors Facebook for everyone: www.facebook.com/LifesLearningForEveryone

What is the Difference Between #Alzheimer's and #Dementia? The terms are similar but not the same. http://www.mind-start.com/difference-between-Alzheimer's-and-dementia.html.

What is the Difference Between #Alzheimer's and #Dementia? The terms are similar but not the same. http://www.mind-start.com/difference-between-Alzheimer's-and-dementia.html.

In Rash the mom is the caregiver. She is a caregiver because she cares about her kids and wants to direct them in the correct way. Even if she fails to do so, she still loves her children and family. She is also a caregiver because she follows the rules no matter how crazy and ridiculous they are.

In Rash the mom is the caregiver. She is a caregiver because she cares about her kids and wants to direct them in the correct way. Even if she fails to do so, she still loves her children and family. She is also a caregiver because she follows the rules no matter how crazy and ridiculous they are.

Dementia can make eating difficult for seniors. These 8 tips simplify meals and encourage older adults to eat.

How to Get Someone with Dementia to Eat: 8 Expert Tips [Infographic

Dementia can make eating difficult for seniors. These 8 tips simplify meals and encourage older adults to eat.

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.

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.

Speechy Musings: A how-to post on how to make a memory and orientation post! Includes a printable you can purchase to easily make your own! #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

Speechy Musings: A how-to post on how to make a memory and orientation post! Includes a printable you can purchase to easily make your own! #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

Adapting and modifying games for seniors is necessary for all sorts of different reasons. As well as for those living with dementia, games need to be modified for those who use wheelchairs and those with impaired vision or sensory loss.

Games for People Living with Dementia

Adapting and modifying games for seniors is necessary for all sorts of different reasons. As well as for those living with dementia, games need to be modified for those who use wheelchairs and those with impaired vision or sensory loss.

SUNDOWNING occurs most often in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s/other dementias. Studies estimate up to 20 % of persons with Alzheimer's/other dementias will experience increased confusion, anxiety & agitation as the day ends (sun sets). Others may experience changes in their sleep schedule & restlessness during the night. These disruptions in the sleep-wake cycle often lead to more behavioral problems causing a serious challenge for families. ~ Lori

SUNDOWNING occurs most often in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s/other dementias. Studies estimate up to 20 % of persons with Alzheimer's/other dementias will experience increased confusion, anxiety & agitation as the day ends (sun sets). Others may experience changes in their sleep schedule & restlessness during the night. These disruptions in the sleep-wake cycle often lead to more behavioral problems causing a serious challenge for families. ~ Lori

Dementia activities help the person structure the day, give sense of purpose, and can help decrease behaviors.  Appropriate activities can help ease the job for caregivers.

Dementia activities help the person structure the day, give sense of purpose, and can help decrease behaviors. Appropriate activities can help ease the job for caregivers.

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, sight, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of people living with dementia.

Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, sight, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of people living with dementia.

Lewy Body Dementia: The Cognitive Disorder You May Not Know About - Dr. Axe

The Scary Brain Disorder You May Not Know About

Stages of Dementia. Poor judgment, memory deficit, irritability, apathy, indifference, pacing, restlessness, and agitation may signal a patient has developed dementia.

Stages of Dementia. Poor judgment, memory deficit, irritability, apathy, indifference, pacing, restlessness, and agitation may signal a patient has developed dementia.