Memory Care

Innovative Trials to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease Underway

Will a pacemaker in the brain be the solution for treating Alzheimer’s disease? Across the state of Connecticut 70,000 people live with Alzheimer’s disease. Experts believe that number will grow by 12% to 76,000 people in 2025. For caregivers in Connecticut, those numbers probably come as no surprise. But there [...]

2018-04-30T15:17:57-04:00July 1st, 2013|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: |0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and Wandering: 5 Ways to Keep Your Mom Safe

The recent blizzard in New England has put many people at risk, but people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias are some of the most vulnerable. If you are the caregiver for a loved one with dementia, you probably know the statistics. 60% of those living with Alzheimer’s disease will [...]

2018-04-30T15:23:36-04:00February 11th, 2013|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Reminiscence: A Powerful Eldercare Tool For Seniors With Dementia

Reminiscence is the recollections of memories of the past. In caring for our seniors, it can be a very important and often overlooked aspect of homecare.  It is considered to be beneficial to a person's inner self and interpersonal skills - especially for people effected by dementia. Reminiscence is important [...]

2018-07-23T12:03:32-04:00February 4th, 2013|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Sundowning Syndrome Challenging in Home Care

Connecticut Home Care Patients and Their Caregivers Can Struggle with Sundowning Behaviors. But Help is Available. Sundowning, also called Sundowning Syndrome, can occur in patients with Dementia and usually presents in the form changes in behavior, mood swings, the patient getting increasingly upset or agitated, demanding, becoming more suspicious, and [...]

2018-04-30T15:42:16-04:00January 24th, 2012|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Dementia Care at Home: Using Validation & Redirection

If you are caring for a client with dementia at home, you know how difficult it can be to communicate with him or her. This information will give you some insight into techniques that can improve communications and care. Start by putting yourself in the person's shoes. Example #1: Imagine [...]

2018-11-21T15:46:30-04:00July 6th, 2010|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

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