Dementia affects seniors in various ways and at different rates. In some people, the condition advances rapidly; for others, dementia progresses more slowly. How long… Read More »How Long Can a Dementia Patient Live at Home?
Atrial fibrillation (known as AFIB) is a known risk factor for dementia and other types of cognitive decline. This risk is higher in seniors with… Read More »AFIB and Dementia: Can Atrial fibrillation Contribute to Dementia?
Just as it’s important to take care of yourself and have a plan in place, having a fixed daily care plan can be incredibly helpful… Read More »Daily Care Checklist for Dementia Patients
Pain is felt by dementia patients just as much as it is felt by anyone else. However, due to cognitive decline, seniors living with dementia… Read More »Pain Management for Seniors with Dementia
When an elderly individual has dementia, it is important that they get necessary care promptly to ensure they can lead a safe, healthy life. As… Read More »Care Planning for Seniors with Dementia
Some seniors suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia and tend to wander, and this can be especially dangerous if it occurs during the middle of the night. Some seniors have issues with insomnia and cannot a good night’s rest. Some elderly individuals may have an overactive bladder that causes them to frequently wake at night to use the restroom. No matter the reason, there are tips that overnight caregivers can use to make the nighttime easier for seniors — which, in turn, helps make their job easier.
Routine oral hygiene is necessary for seniors. But older adults suffering from dementia may be unable to communicate issues they may be having with their… Read More »Oral Hygiene Care for Seniors with Dementia: Nutrition and Oral Health