How Do You Calm Down Someone With Dementia

While the main symptom of dementia is significant memory loss, it isn’t the only symptom. Seniors with dementia can also experience severe mood swings and become easily angered or agitated by things that didn’t bother them previously.  If you’re wondering how you can calm down someone with dementia, you’re not the only one. Many family…

Talking to Parents with Dementia or Alzheimers

It can be challenging for everyone involved when caring for a parent with a diminished memory. The emotional impact it can have can be devastating. You’ll probably notice their communication capabilities severely dwindle. They might even get extremely agitated during simple conversations. They might not even recognize you or other family members in some cases.…

Reduce Holiday Stress: Tips for Families With Disabled Loved Ones

The holiday season comes with joy, happiness, and sometimes stress. If you have a disabled family member, holiday stress can dampen the most important part of the holiday season— celebrating your family. What causes holiday stress? It’s easy to get caught up in changing schedules, taking on more responsibility, and setting high expectations. Give yourself…