• Alzheimer’s care confessions

    Taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be a joy, but it can often be a struggle as well. You may be taking care of an aging parent or grandparent. Whether you look after your loved one in an assisted living facility or at home, you want to...

  • Prevent dehydration in older adults with Alzheimer’s

    The benefits of drinking water Drinking water is essential for good health. Staying hydrated means that your bodily fluids will help with digestion, regulate body temperature, and transport nutrients. An added benefit for those who are watching their weight is that drinking water may often be enough to stave off...

  • 10 Things you should never say to an Alzheimer’s caregiver

    Your best friend is taking care of her mom who has Alzheimer’s. You call your friend to make lunch plans, but she is always busy. You try to be supportive and tell her to call you if she needs anything, but your friend seems almost angry at the offer. Why?...

  • Six Easter activities for Alzheimer’s patients

    After a long winter, spring is here! This means the weather is warmer, flowers are blooming, and we start celebrating one of our favorite holidays: Easter! There are many activities that Alzheimer’s caretakers or family members can plan for patients, to help them prepare for Easter and enjoy the holiday....

  • How to prevent wandering for Alzheimer’s patients

    According to alz.org, six out of ten people with dementia will wander. In the early stages of Alzheimer’s, patients start to experience some confusion, which may lead to making an occasional wrong turn during a daily walk through the neighborhood. However, as dementia advances, Alzheimer’s patients may no longer remember...

  • Spiritual Activities For People With Alzheimer’s Disease

    Many Alzheimer’s patients had a deeply religious or spiritual lifestyle when they were younger. Dementia affects one in ten people over the age of 65 and can wipe out many of the rituals and traditions of their prior lives. It is important for the memory care facility to be respectful...

  • Tips for Visits in Memory Care Facility

    Visiting your loved ones in a memory care facility is beneficial to both parties. The patient will appreciate the love and attention you bring with you, and you as the visitor will benefit from seeing the joy you bring to your loved ones’ face. Learn how to make the most...

  • Infographic for Stages of Dementia

    The Infographic by kindlycaredotcom explains Dementia in 3-stage and 7-stage models.

  • Multi-sensory stimulation in memory care facilities

    Multi-sensory stimulation is very popular in memory care facilities and refers to the ability to process information through the five senses: sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing. Benefits of Sensory Stimulation Multi-Sensory Environments can open up a whole new world for individuals with cognitive and physical impairments. There are many...

  • 2 Minute Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients

    It’s a natural question for anyone who has a loved one with Alzheimer’s, or someone who cares for someone with Alzheimer’s to ask themselves: what kind of activities are appropriate for someone with Alzheimer’s? What kind of things would my loved one be most able to enjoy, and what can...