Refusing to Bathe

Refusing to Bathe

One common thing caregivers begin to experience as their loved one with dementia begins to decline is often a refusal to bathe. The person with dementia may have been someone who cared very much about hygiene in the past, but now you might find that they are either...
Dementia Friends

Dementia Friends

What would you do if you found out your neighbor had dementia? Would you take them a casserole? Would you keep an extra eye out in case they wander? Would you try to avoid them, or would you go over and have a friendly...
Dementia and Driving

Dementia and Driving

Driving is one of the most independent aspects of our lives. It allows us to be able to get where we want, when we want, without having to rely on anyone else. One important thing to remember is that someone with the early stages of dementia can often...
Safety in the Home with Alzheimer’s

Safety in the Home with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease affects more than just memory. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, living with this disease can also cause changes in orientation to time and place, decreased sound judgment, sensory changes including vision, feeling, hearing, etc. The...