Dementia Training on Wednesday

Where is the Toilet Seat? Common Visual Spatial Changes in Alzheimer’s Disease Our clients with dementia may experience changes in how they perceive the world around them. Perception frequently changes with the progression of their dementia. Dementia damages the brain, if this damage is in areas that help process images the individual will see thingsContinue reading “Dementia Training on Wednesday”

“I Want to Go Home!” Exploring Messages From Someone Living With Dementia

This JUST ADDED: Free one-hour webinar from Teepa Snow Thursday, July 22, 2021 2:00 PM ET Recording link will be provided to those who register. Pro tip: Keep that recording link and use it for a future In-service. Positive Approach Dementia Trainer, Teepa Snow, has teamed up with Home Care & Hospice education provider, Relias,Continue reading ““I Want to Go Home!” Exploring Messages From Someone Living With Dementia”

Racial Disparities in Dementia Care Continue to Disproportionately Effect Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Stigma, misunderstanding, and weak linkages to our nation’s healthcare system has led to significant disparities in Alzheimer’s and dementia diagnosis rates, access to treatment, quality care, clinical research and trial participation rates among Latinos and African Americans, according to a recent study published study.

Let’s Talk Sex & Dementia

Sexual behavior, needs and desires may change in persons with dementia. Their partner’s may change as well. To process these changes, the couple might need advice. Talking about dementia, sex and intimacy can help. Our Affiliate member, The Arbors of Bedford, is hosting webinars on sexuality and dementia. Join Jane Fleishman, PhD, MEd, MS, CSE forContinue reading “Let’s Talk Sex & Dementia”

Reading List for Care Givers

Learning about dementia makes care giving easier Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia is a tough challenge. Plus, many of the most effective care and communication techniques aren’t easily figured out and might even go against our intuition. Not knowing these helpful techniques can cause added frustration and stress for both you and yourContinue reading “Reading List for Care Givers”