Category Archives: Dementia Articles

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

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

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