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Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life.  Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.

A bunch of things to know about dementia Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life. Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.

Sundowning: Symptoms, triggers & strategies

As a caregiver, it is difficult to summon up the energy to do what is in the best interests of the senior that you are looking after at times.

Funny, inspirational and smiling Robin Williams Quotes and Sayings on life, laughter and love. Only the best Robin Williams Quotes with images.

34 Robin Williams Quotes on Life and Laughter

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer& that Disrupt Daily Life - Alzheimers Support. Alzheimers, Mom and Me, cl

Challenging behavior  is common in people living with dementia and is considered one of the most difficult issues facing staff in residential care and caregivers at home. It is important to try and understand why the person is behaving in a particular way and remember that it is the behavior that is challenging and not the person.

How to Respond to Challenging Behavior

3 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Says I Want to Go Home - DailyCaring

3 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Says I Want to Go Home

When seniors with Alzheimer's say I want to go home, it's actually a cry for help. These 3 kind responses help them calm down & redirect to another activity

Vascular dementia is a general term that describes problems with reasoning, planning, judgment, memory and other thought processes, caused by brain damage due to impaired blood flow to the brain.

A bunch of things to know about dementia Vascular dementia is a general term that describes problems with reasoning, planning, judgment, memory and other thought processes, caused by brain damage due to impaired blood flow to the brain.

Finish Line Sayings: it's awesome to see what sayings your residents remember! I get a group of my residents together and read these sayings and they fill in the blanks. They did it so well I ran out of sayings! You can repeat them a few times and you'll actually see some of your residents improve!

Finish Line Sayings: it's awesome to see what sayings your residents remember! I get a group of my residents together and read these sayings and they fill in the blanks. You can repeat them a few times and you'll

This fun and simple game is great for seniors including people living with dementia. Includes well known sayings, idioms and proverbs that they will remember fr

Finish the Sayings and Proverbs Game

Finish the Sayings and Proverbs Game: This fun and simple game is great for seniors including people living with dementia. Includes well known sayings, idioms and proverbs that they will remember from their past.

Reminiscing, engaging in conversation, cognitive exercise

The Price is Right Game

Reminiscing, engaging in conversation, cognitive exercise Interactive Games

Speechy Musings: A how-to post on how to make a memory and orientation post! Includes a printable you can purchase to easily make your own!

Memory and Orientation Books

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