Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique

Want to Cut Your Dementia Risk? Try These Strategies

Lifestyle choices that boost brain health could prevent about one-third of dementia cases, according to a report published in The Lancet. The study focused on nine dementia risk factors and underscored the importance of taking lifelong steps to preve...

Adult ADHD Raises Dementia Risk

A new study from Taiwan suggests that adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher risk for developing dementia as they age. Using data from Taiwan’s National Health Insurance Research Database, the researchers focused on ...

6 Tips to Have More Fun While Caregiving

Many dementia caregivers feel as though they are treading water just to avoid sinking under the often exhausting pressures associated with dementia care. But consciously changing your attitude can, with practice, significantly change how your days, a...
Carol Bradley Bursack

A Dementia Dilemma: Inability to Recognise and Communicate Pain

Pain is a common but complex experience that differs from person to person. Pain is always a subjective experience. So when someone has dementia how does this affect their experience of pain and how they express their reaction to it? How can caregive...
Christine Kennard

Chronic Pain Management in People With Dementia Complicated

The combination of chronic pain and dementia is difficult to manage. While advancing dementia can render an elder heartbreakingly vulnerable, chronic pain that can’t be expressed in words by the person with dementia multiplies the difficulty of compa...
Carol Bradley Bursack

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