Infographic for Stages of Dementia

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

January 29, 2018 Julia Chubarov Comments

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 benefits to creating a sensory-stimulating Read more

January 23, 2018 Julia Chubarov Comments

Practical Activities For People Living With Alzheimer’s Disease

Finding activities for people living in a memory care facility can seem like a daunting task.  Some people are unclear on what kind of activities are good for Alzheimer’s and what kind of activities people with the disease can enjoy. Luckily, there are plenty of practical activities someone with Alzheimer’s disease can enjoy.   When Read more

January 11, 2018 Julia Chubarov Comments

Montessori-Based Activities for Alzheimer’s Care

Alzheimer’s and dementia are some of the most frustrating medical conditions for everybody involved.  Both the patient and family are strongly effected and tensions run high.  It can be depressing and aggravating for family members and extremely scary for the patients.  For years, many different theories have been put in to practice to try to Read more

December 14, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

DIY and Craft Activities for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease can make it difficult for your loved ones to feel engaged in life. People with memory issues tend to struggle with activities they used to enjoy. You can offer DIY and craft activities for people with Alzheimer’s that are fun to do and help reduce depression while increasing self-esteem. When you are planning Read more

November 27, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

Holidays Guide for Alzheimer’s Families

The holiday season can be a little less happy for people who have a family member with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Visiting loved ones with short-term memory problems can be a sad time for family members, and if it has been a while since you’ve seen your loved one – it’s possible Read more

November 22, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

How to to prevent dementia: cognitive training

Is it possible to reverse or prevent dementia by using brain games and cognitive training? Many assisted living residents, and their loved ones hope that is the case.  The ACTIVE Study There have been studies and trials to test the effect of brain games in Alzheimer’s patients, such as Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly Read more

October 24, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

How to Help an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

When someone develops Alzheimer’s, often the first choice for a caregiver will be a family member, for many reasons. The spouse, child or grandchild of an Alzheimer’s patient may feel guilty sending their loved one to a memory care facility, or may simply have the desire to provide the loving care that the patient deserves. Read more

October 20, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

Common Alzheimer’s Communication Issues: How to Reply

When someone has dementia in one form or another, they may say some phrases over-and-over again. Or they may become confused and start stating unfounded claims. Yet part of dementia care is knowing how to reply when these things happen as Alzheimer’s communication is still important. So below are some examples of what a person with Read more

July 25, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments