Many of us look forward to when the seasons change because it signifies new beginnings and gives us some variety in the weather. However, for older adults with dementia, the seasons changing can have an impact on their condition and how their brains function. Join us as we explain how the seasons affect people with dementia and what can be done to help them reach a higher quality of life.
If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, it can be difficult to maintain the same level of connection you're used to. Dementia has a direct impact on their memory and many of the connections that have built the close bond you’ve shared over the years. The effects of dementia can also worsen your loved one’s focus, communication and language skills.
As we age, most people will experience some minor form of forgetfulness. The question is, when do these small signs like forgetting the name of a family member or getting lost for a moment foreshadow the onset of dementia?
Making the decision to move to a retirement community can involve a great deal of thought and research. If you or a loved one is considering the pros and cons of a retirement community versus aging in place in your home, there are many factors to consider.
If you have an aging family member who is living with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, it’s important to engage them in as many mentally st