A Caregiver’s Promise is their Bond

A Caregiver’s Promise is their Bond

When caring for a person who is living with dementia, you may get to a point where you hear them mutter things that are so bizarre, that there is no making heads or tails of what they are talking about. But keep in mind, through all this chatter, you may come across...
Early-Onset Speaks Out Webinar

Early-Onset Speaks Out Webinar

Gary Joseph LeBlanc and Whitney Oeltmann host this webinar with special guest Carrie Richardson living with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s at age 39 and David Benedetto living with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s & Frontotemporal Degeneration age 41, speak openly...
Bathing Dilemmas and Dementia

Bathing Dilemmas and Dementia

Bathing can be one of most difficult personal care activities that caregivers face. The reason? Bathing and showering is an intense and intimate experience for people with dementia. Such people may perceive this hands-on procedure as being a threatening, even...
The Hand-in-Hand Relationship of Anxiety and Dementia

The Hand-in-Hand Relationship of Anxiety and Dementia

Over the past several years, I have heard it promoted that anxiety and its symptoms be labeled as hidden elements of dementia. I don’t believe that they are hidden very well, for studies have shown that upwards to 70% of people living with dementia-related diseases...
The Difference between Hallucinations and  Delusions

The Difference between Hallucinations and Delusions

If you should be experiencing the illness of loved ones or if you are caring for patients in a health care setting, it is essential that someone become their advocate; even more so, it is necessary if they are afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of...