Coping with Communication Challenges

Coping with Communication Challenges

Communication is difficult for those living with Alzheimer’s.  As the illness progresses, patients often struggle to find the right words, or forget what they want to say.  Caregivers, too, become frustrated when they cannot understand what their loved one tries to convey to them. Some communication challenges resulting from Alzheimer’s disease include: –Trouble finding the […]

Music is Good Therapy for Mind, Body and Spirit

Music is Good Therapy for Mind, Body and Spirit

Have you heard? As a caretaker for your loved one with Alzheimer’s, you can use music as a tool in helping to connect with each other in profoundly positive ways. That’s because music affects the brain much like a workout affects our bodies. The mental exercise of listening to music, like physical exercise, increases the […]

Benefits of Mind Stimulating Activities

At Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, LLC our certified caregivers engage our clients in many mind stimulating activities, games and puzzles.  We are known for our compassionate care for our clients.  Our clients are our family! Research has suggested that mind stimulating activities such as cross word puzzles, word games and music help slow the progression […]

How to Handle Personality Changes in Seniors

How to Handle Personality Changes in Seniors

When talking to family members of an Alzheimer’s or Dementia client, one of the things we hear most often at Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, LLC (www.alzdementiacare.com) is that they feel like they are dealing with a stranger and often children of those affected by parents with Alzheimer’s or Dementia feel that their parent is no longer the […]