Tag Archives: dementia

Dementia: Has your loved one made this mistake in conversation recently? Warning sign

Dementia is a heart-wrenching diagnosis for anyone to receive. Being told that your cognitive abilities will decline is a tough pill to swallow but the shock also ripples through the family. In fact, family should play a role in managing dementia in more ways than one. As people get older, it is important to watch… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Tough love with dementia patients is a bad approach

Here’s a problem faced by many families with an older relative suffering from dementia and it will get more common. We’re finding that when dementia patients go into hospital they prove challenging for nursing staff to cope with due to their difficult behaviour – refusing to take medicines or eating meals for instance. Why? People… Read More »

Could Assisted Living Help Your Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

When a parent or loved one gets on in age, the concern of who is going to help them and how becomes an ever-present worry. Perhaps the loved one in question is self-reliant and doesn’t require an ever-present caretaker to assist them. Maybe you were able to take on the responsibility of helping them out.… Read More »