Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

How to stop disrobing: Anti-Strip Suits

If you have a loved one that has entered later stages of dementia or Alzheimer’s, you will start to notice traits of these diseases. Symptoms can include repetition, paranoia, fidgeting to name a few. Each set of symptoms is generally unique to dementia patients. Dementia

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How to Manage Aggressive Dementia Behaviours

It’s no secret that caregivers often deal with unusual behaviours when caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia. The diseases are characterized by a progressive deterioration of the brain therefore personality changes and tantrums are expected. They may behave in ways that are physically

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Dementia: Common First Signs & Early Symptoms

If you’re one of the fortunate adults who has one or both parents living, you may be curious about their aging process and the potential deterioration of physical and mental capabilities. A common problem of aging is the loss of memory. Although not all seniors

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How Do I Get My Elderly Loved One to Take Their Medication?

Helping seniors take their medication

Handling Resistance to Medication Medication, despite their ability to create relief for senior patients, may cause a caregiver some trouble if they refuse to take it. Especially if the older adult suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia, the struggle’s repetitiveness can get quite frustrating. There are many reasons

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Gift Ideas for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Patients

Searching for the perfect gift for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia isn’t easy. Gifts that they enjoyed in the past may no longer have the same effect, as these items may now be unfamiliar. They can even act as a trigger, especially in

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