Common eating challenges associated with dementia

Common eating challenges associated with dementia

A person with dementia may find eating difficult. Loss of appetite, loss of memory and problems with judgement can cause difficulties with food, eating and nutrition. Your loved one may forget how to chew and swallow, or may be distracted by their environment. Many...
Games to play for people living with dementia

Games to play for people living with dementia

Playing games in long term dementia care facilities offers residents much more than just entertainment. The impact that playing games has on the health and well-being of individuals has been well documented. Playing games provides an important source of relaxation,...
Helping your loved one reminisce

Helping your loved one reminisce

Reminiscing is an important activity for everyone. We all cherish our happy memories and enjoy talking about them. It is particularly important for those living with dementia to conduct reminiscing sessions from time to time. The process of reminiscing allows your...
How to address difficult behaviour associated with dementia

How to address difficult behaviour associated with dementia

One of the major challenges in caring for a loved one with dementia can be coping with the troubling behavior and personality changes that often occur. It’s important to remember that the person with dementia is not being deliberately difficult. Your loved one’s sense...