Traumatic brain injury greatly increases the risk of developing dementia, but the link between these two conditions is unclear.
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...
People with Alzheimer’s disease are prone to becoming agitated in the late afternoon or early evening. These strategies can minimize common triggers of this behavior.
People with mild cognitive impairment are more forgetful than normal for their age, but they don’t experience other cognitive problems associated with dementia, such as disorientation or confusion about routine activities.
If you think you may have mild cognitive impairment, but tests show otherwise, you may want to ask for further screening.
People with dementia may balk at having their hair washed. These tips can make the experience as pleasant as possible.
Dangers lurk everywhere for a person with dementia. Here’s how to keep a cognitively impaired person safe.
Prevent gum disease by making sure your loved one gets proper dental care.
While it may not be easy to help bathe a loved one with dementia, it’s possible to find ways to improve the bathing experience. Here’s how.
Avoid keeping these potentially poisonous plants in the home of a person with dementia.