We all want the same things for ourselves and our families which are food, shelter, employment, safety, and a sense of belonging.
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.
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…
Lillian Cauldwell discussed how Manifest Destiny, Colonialism, and Artificial intelligence will affect our future, and exploring new frontiers such as the moon and Mars with the same mentality will harm us!
Lisa covers the four principles of a person-centered approach which were developed to help caregivers see beyond the disease and to help loved ones live independent and fulfilling lives.
The propaganda that was in magazines and newspapers about Native American children not being wanted by their parents was horrible!
She shares with us her harrowing story about her long legal battle to try to regain her mother’s independence after being diagnosed with dementia and was then subsequently isolated from having any contact with her family.
This is a narrative of what you will hear in the AudioVideo concerning the Native Americans. It is necessary to discuss these subjects as no one group of people is better than another. Do you ever wonder why so many people in our…
Some listeners may not even be aware that these elements exist. Lisa explains why she refers to them as the “hidden or secret faces” of brain disease. Also, Lisa tells two deeply personal stories and explains how each story illustrates a surprising behavior.
This is a must-listen episode for anyone who occasionally misplaces car keys and wonders if it’s normal aging or a sign of dementia!