Latest by Christine Kennard

Different Stages of Alzheimer's Require Different Methods of Caregiving

Because people with Alzheimer’s disease are a diverse group of individuals from different backgrounds and different lifestyles, activities need to be tailored accordingly. However, there are reasons why some activities may be better than others depen...

Intimacy and Dementia: Is There a Time to Stop Having Sex?

Intimacy with Dementia: Is There a Time to Stop Having Sex? The issue of expressed sexuality during dementia remains something of a taboo. Within residential settings the complexity of the topic is often compounded by the attitudes of caregivers or e...

What is Sundowning?

Sundowning is a term used with Alzheimer’s in order to describe behaviour difficulties that can occur in the late afternoon, evening or night hours. Just how common sundowing is can be difficult to assess as many people with dementia are cared for in ...