The workstation and props are set up to re-create activities that a person suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia connected within their youth such as office tasks, pet care, cooking and baking, or gardening.
In Lisa’s What’s News segment, shares the details of the recent announcement that the US will be launching a trial payment program for care providers of dementia patients in 2024.
This is the very reason why it is so important to learn to recognize what has triggered your loved one’s behavior and what it is they are desperately trying to tell you. Lisa will share with you many tips and solutions about what…
Rayna discussed how important self-care is for the caregiver, and how important it is for the caregiver to check in on themselves by asking the following questions, How am I doing? What’s going well?
Please Help us help the Caregiver. The New Caregivers need help! Call To Action: What are your stories that you want to share that may help New Caregivers in their journey of Caregiving? Lillian Cauldwell would like the audience to participate by texting…
In her What’s News segment, Lisa shares some exciting news and an update on the drug Iecanemab for use as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
Reminiscence therapy can help a person with dementia reconnect with their lives. Lisa tells the story of a creative memory care director who used reminiscence therapy to diffuse a patient’s anxiety by recreating his bedroom in the dementia unit to look like his office…
We all have a choice to live in the now and find happiness and peace in the present!
Adrian provides companionship so a Caregiver can have some time to care for themselves. Adrian recommends resources for the family, and education for the families to help them in their journeys and to empower them!
Jodi and Betsy discuss how important it is to plan ahead of a crisis, the importance of educating yourself, and why it is beneficial to seek assistance for planning for placement and living your best life while aging!