Posts Categorized: Companion

Men Who Care; Supporting the Male Caregiver

Historically women have been recognized as the world’s caregivers. They provide care for their families, their spouses, their aging parents and grandparents, but in today’s world, more and more men are assuming the role of caregiver. Females are traditionally considered nurturers while males (traditionally) are not. So what happens when those roles are reversed? How… Read more »

75 Fun Activities to do with a Dementia Patient

 Fold a basket of washcloths  Sort Socks  Flip through old pictures  Listen to music  Clip coupons  Go for a walk  Take a ride by the beach or a favorite quiet place  Visit an old friend  Sing old songs together  Enjoy a visit with a calm pet  Enjoy a manicure  Visit the hairdresser  Shop for groceries… Read more »

Recommended Reading for Caregivers of Dementia Patients

Nobody understands what it’s like to care for a loved one with dementia like someone who’s been there. What works for one patient won’t necessarily work for another, but through trial and error, from first-hand experience, many caregivers and medical professionals have come up with tips and suggestions to help other caregivers. Here is some… Read more »