When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, your relationship may change dramatically as the disease progresses. At times, you may experience feelings of loss & grief because of those changes. Learn tips to help you cope with your emotions […]
A person with Alzheimer’s or another dementia may have trouble knowing when something is dangerous or making safe decisions. Learn simple things you can do to help them feel more relaxed and less confused at home which can help prevent accidents.
A person with Alzheimer’s or dementia may become more confused or nervous later in the day ─ often as the sun sets. This is called sundowning. They may see or hear things that are not there, accuse people of things that aren’t true, […]
It may surprise you that sex can be an issue for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. But sex and wanting to feel connected is a natural and basic human need that those affected still have. However, they may not process these feelings the […]
Over time, driving gets harder for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia and at some point, they will need to stop. This can be very hard as it feels like they are losing their freedom. It adds another responsibility for family members and caregivers. […]
A person with Alzheimer’s or dementia may need help with taking their medicine. Taking too much, too little, or not following the directions can be dangerous. Learn strategies to keep them healthy and safe.