I want to Play a Part
Everyone can play a part in creating an inclusive society where persons living with dementia are understood, respected, and supported. Learn about dementia and turn your awareness and understanding into action. In doing so, you can better support persons living with dementia both physically and emotionally.
Location-tracking technology offers a way to empower a person living with dementia to remain active in the community while caregivers monitor safety from a distance.
This article offers a list of outdoor monitoring solutions and alternatives that may be helpful for caregivers to explore with their loved ones.
If your loved one is displaying possible signs and symptoms of dementia, it is understandable that you would want them to get a diagnosis and seek treatment as early as possible. However, having a conversation with your loved one about the memory lapses and moments of confusion they have been experiencing may be difficult. Often, someone experiencing these symptoms may feel defensive, worried or be in denial.
Festivities are typically a time for joy and celebration across all cultures. However, it might present as a stressful time for both caregivers and persons with dementia due to a disruption in their usual routine. Here are some practical tips on how you can make the time an enjoyable one for all family members.