Posts Categorized: Caregiver Assistance

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 »

Managing Your Medications for Safety

By Kim Chernecky If you or someone you know is taking multiple medications on a daily basis, you understand how challenging it can sometimes be to always remember to take them as prescribed. Remembering to take one medication several times a day on schedule can be difficult enough, but when you’re taking two, three, or… 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 »