Category Archives: Dementia Articles

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

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

Caring For Your Stroke Patients Who Have Dementia With Karen Malone

Podcast With Karen Malone

Today we have Karen Malone who is also a Physical Therapist. Her specialty is stroke. We’re here today to learn about stroke and the different interventions that we can do if you have a patient who has dementa and also had a stroke. In this episode with Karen Malone: 01:00 – Where is Karen Malone

How To Handle Incontinence

How To Handle Incontinence

Incontinence refers to the involuntary release of urine from the bladder or bowel movement. Most people with dementia experience this situation especially in the later stages of the disease. It can be caused by many factors, including: Failure to recognize the need to use the toilet Obstacles on the way to the toilet, like clutter

How To Handle Patients Who Wander

How To Handle Patients Who Wander

Once the person with dementia experiences memory problems and is still able to walk, he is likely to wander. He will walk aimlessly as he becomes disoriented or confused. And the challenge here is that he most likely forgets even his name or address. This symptom could happen even in the early stage of the

How To Minimize Agitation

How To Minimize Agitation

It is common for persons with dementia to be anxious or agitated. It does occur as the disease advances. Agitation covers a range of behaviors, like irritability, sleeplessness, and verbal or physical aggression. Such behaviors may be due to varied factors. Medical condition, medication, fatigue, fear, and some environmental circumstances can trigger or worsen their

How To Cope With A Loved One Who Has Dementia?

How To Cope With A Loved One Who Has Dementia?

How to Cope with a loved one who has dementia? The number of dementia cases worldwide is on the rise year after year. How, then, would you cope when you discover you have a loved one that has a dementia? Dementia is not a normal part of aging. And, not all elderly may experience the

What Is Dementia?

What Is Dementia?

Dementia is not a disease in itself. Rather, it is a broad name referring to a long-term and gradual deterioration of a person’s mental ability. The condition can be severe enough to obstruct the sufferer’s daily life. Dementia occurs when the brain cells stop working as they should, affecting the person’s ability to think, remember,

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