Who is at Risk for Wandering?

Who is at Risk for Wandering?

Anyone who is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and can walk is at risk for wandering. Indeed, the risk increases as dementia progresses but even at stage 4 on the functional assessment staging scale (FAST), people may still be driving, albeit with questionable...
Wednesday Workshop – How to Make Caregiving at Nighttime Easier

Wednesday Workshop – How to Make Caregiving at Nighttime Easier

Wednesday Workshop – How to Make Caregiving at Nighttime Easier Hello and welcome to today’s Wednesday Workshop. Many health conditions can prompt seniors to get up during the night. Overactive bladder, Alzheimer’s disease, chronic pain and insomnia are just a few of...
Wednesday Workshop – Coping with Anger and Aggression in Alzheimer’s

Wednesday Workshop – Coping with Anger and Aggression in Alzheimer’s

Wednesday Workshop – Coping with Anger and Aggression in Alzheimer’s Hello and welcome to Wednesday Workshop.  When we think of our loved ones, we don’t usually think of them as violent or angry. When we reminisce, our memories of them tend to be of happy times spend...
Wednesday Workshop – How to Calm Down a Person with Alzheimer’s

Wednesday Workshop – How to Calm Down a Person with Alzheimer’s

Wednesday Workshop – How to Calm Down a Person with Alzheimer’s Hello and welcome to our Wednesday Workshop. A person with Alzheimer’s could be prone to mood swings. Sometimes, these mood swings leave your loved one agitated or even angry. Mood swings can occur...