Winter Reminisce, Alzheimer’s Activity
A Winter Reminisce is a wonderful dementia/ Alzheimer's activity for this time of year! It can help with depression, improve overall quality of life, boost self esteem and lessen anxiety. Even if a person with Alzheimer's does not remember a recent conversation or...read more
Simple Ways to Help Someone with Alzheimer’s
When people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them that I work in a Alzheimer's/ Memory Support Unit, they often give me a sad look and say something like, "Oh, that must be depressing!", or..... "Wow, I don't know how you do it." But the fact is that most...read more
Is it OK to Lie to Someone with Alzheimer’s?
Norman has Alzheimer’s Disease and is looking for his wife. He has been going from room to room and then standing by the window anxiously. About every three minutes, he asks, “Have you seen Peggy? Do you know when she’ll be back?” Norman is beside himself with...read more