What is Dementia?
Dementia is a broad term to describe the impairment of memory, communication and thinking. As we age, our cognitive abilities lower and
I have been traveling and teaching the above approach, and making this claim for several years now. Recently, I was privileged to hear from
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A new philosophy around the support of people with changing cognitive abilities is needed; dementia patients are especially prone to
Whether it’s a nostalgic tune on the radio that brings back fond memories, the sight of needles in a doctor’s office that evokes fear,
One of the most popular un-filmed screenplays of 2015 was a comedy about former president, Ronald Reagan, and his life with Alzheimer’s disease. Billed
I have had some interesting experiences in my years speaking about Alzheimer’s and other forms of cognitive change. One thing that has surprised me
The Alzheimer Society of Canada website states that in 2011, there were 747,000 people living with some form of cognitive impairment, including dementia. This
It can be upsetting and frustrating when a loved one with dementia forgets who his/her family members are. Sometimes it’s a case of not
People with dementia who are also experiencing alcoholism or alcohol abuse is a very challenging situation for family members to manage. Alcoholism speeds the
Recently, while I was at a family celebration, several people mentioned memory concerns to me.
Some were older adults concerned about the memory of their