The program, called OASIS, provides employees with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to meet the needs of residents with dementia using drug-free methods.
Validation describes different approaches to help improve the quality of life of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
A journalist living with a dementia diagnosis recounts how he’s holding onto the memories of his life, despite the condition’s steady progress.
As a staff member, volunteer, friend, and family member, I’ve spent a lot of time in seniors’ care homes. I like being there, but it is a challenging environment. Of all the struggles people who need to go into this kind of care have, the worst may be dementia. In the homes I’ve visited and…
If you’re a longtime college-level art teacher such as Teresa Unseld, you know the brain can get in the way. For seniors in her drawing class, she says, that works to their advantage.
These caregivers share their experiences with loved ones dealing with Lewy Body Dementia (LBD), a progressive brain disease.
Saunders considers the loss of her ability to dress herself—and the possibility of passing her aesthetic onto her partner.
The root cause of vascular dementia is a lack of blood flow to the brain, resulting in cell death and incremental brain damage.
10 helpful ideas that you can apply today.
Research indicates that simple lifestyle changes can make a huge impact in protecting your brain from dementia and memory loss.