At some stage in the course of dementia an individual can experience problems getting dressed. A person living with dementia may become disinterested in their clothes, refuse to get dressed or dress inappropriately. 497 more words
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May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month
Nobody wants to watch TV when Cal’s in the room. He commandeers the remote and turns the volume up so high that everyone else needs ear plugs! 1,409 more words
Experts tell us that loneliness threatens the health of older adults. We are a very social species, so when we feel a lack of connection to fellow humans, the resulting stress raises the risk of high blood pressure, sleep disorders, depression, a weakened immune system and a host of other health problems. 1,200 more words
The realities of today’s lifestyles complicate caregiving today.
The TV shows we grew up with often featured supportive, multigenerational households. In “The Waltons,” the whole family lived together in one house, including Grandpa and Grandma Walton. 1,663 more words