Category Archives: Caregiver Tips

What Is A Driver Rehab Specialist? With Terri Cassidy And Kathryn Seibert

Driver Rehab Specialist Terri and Kathryn

What is a driver rehab specialist? When do you need one? How can they help your loved one who has dementia? Find out in this video/ podcast. Today we have two awesome Occupational Therapists – Terri Cassidy and Kathryn Seibert. They are both certified Driver Rehab Specialists.   In this podcast: 01:30 – Where are

Living Options for Older Adults: Cost, Companionship and Convenience

Living options for older adults

Older adults move to senior living facilities for many reasons these days. Health is obviously an important factor, but there are others at play. Older adults may be looking for companionship and a lifestyle change, especially those who have grown tired of isolation and loneliness. Some seek physical fitness programs, while others want a safer

You start with Y. O. U. R. S. E. L. F.

You start with Y. O. U. R. S. E. L. F.

How do I change my loved ones? How do I change jobs? How do I? I learned this from my wife, “You cannot change somebody else until you change yourself first.” And that’s what she did! She wanted me to quit smoking. She wanted me to be a better person. And you know what my

Interview With Teepa Snow

Teepa Snow

Today, we have a very special guest: Ms. Teepa Snow. Her alternative career is teaching and educating people about dementia. She has her own course and company travels around the world talking about her own specific niche. Teepa Snow tells about her alternative career regarding dementia in this podcast: 02:15 – Her story and reason

Tell me I Forget, Teach me I Remember, Involve me, I Understand

Tell me I Forget, Teach me I Remember, Involve me, I Understand

I attended a certification course called Certified Online Training Professional. One of the Speaker there said, “Tell me I Forget, Teach me I Remember, Involve me, I Understand” something like that. Same thing with our Dementia patient. And I just realized that, if you’re telling a patient or a person that has Dementia and you’re

Write a Book! Share your Story!

write a book

I just wanted to encourage and invite everyone! There’s a new free group – Healthy Books – by Jeremy Sutton. You have to check it out. If you’re a therapist, a dementia warrior, or a nurse, or somebody who is taking care of a dementia patient, then you need to write a book. You need

Hoarding

Hoarding

What’s going on Dementia Warriors! Today, we will talk about Hoarding 01:37 – Compulsive hoarding is also known as hoarding disorder, a behavioral pattern characterized by excessive acquisition of, and unwillingness to discard large quantities of objects 02:40 – What are the risks associated with hoarding? 04:25 – What are the causes of hoarding? 07:58

Depression

Depression

What’s going on Dementia Warriors! Today, we will talk about Depression. 01:19 – 40% of Dementia patients experience depression. Dementia and depression almost go hand and hand. 02:10 – Depression is very common among people with Alzheimer’s. 03:12 – What are the symptoms of depression? 04:50 – Depression in Alzheimer’s doesn’t always look like depression

Repetitive Behavior

Repetitive Behavior

What’s going on Dementia Warriors! Today, we will talk about Repetitive Behavior. 01:19 – What is Repetitive Behavior? 01:40 – The main cause in behavioral symptoms in Alzheimer’s and other progressive dementias 05:20 – What are the causes of repetitive behaviors? 09:05 – What can we do? 11:55 – Answer the behavior, not the person

Delusions Vs Hallucinations

Delusions Vs Hallucinations

What are Delusions? Hallucinations? In this podcast, we will talk about Delusions vs. Hallucinations. 01:38 – Delusion is a false idea, frequently a misinterpretation of a situation. The suspicious delusion is frequently referred to as Paranoia. 02:20 – Hallucinations is a false sensory perception where the patient sees, hears, feels, or smells something that isn’t

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