What is Frontotemporal Dementia?

By |2023-03-15T09:40:16-05:00March 16th, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , |

What is Frontotemporal Dementia? You may have heard the heartbreaking news - actor Bruce Willis has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD).  “FTD is a cruel disease that many of us have never heard of and can strike anyone,” his family said in a statement sharing the diagnosis. “For people under 60, FTD is [...]

Social Isolation and Dementia

By |2023-03-01T14:04:56-05:00March 2nd, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , , |

Social Isolation and Dementia Your mom lives alone and no longer drives. She rarely leaves the house and has lost connections with friends and activities that she used to love.  You worry about her spending too much time alone - and with good reason.  Risks of Dementia According to the National Institute on Aging, [...]

Seven Tips to Help Care for Someone With Alzheimer’s

By |2023-02-01T14:45:03-05:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , |

Caring for Someone With Alzheimer’s While caring for an aging loved one can be very rewarding, it can also be very challenging - especially if your loved one has Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. “For those who have never cared for a family member or friend with the disease, it can be overwhelming,” said [...]

Hearing Aids Can Lessen Cognitive Decline

By |2023-01-26T10:08:21-05:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , |

Hearing Aids Can Lessen Cognitive Decline The volume on your dad’s television is blaring. When talking to your mom, she’s constantly asking you to repeat what you said. In group settings, your parents never join the conversation.  Hearing Loss Hearing loss is a common problem that comes with aging. According to the National Institute [...]

Home Safety Tips for People Living with Dementia

By |2023-01-11T11:56:28-05:00January 12th, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , |

Home Safety Tips for People Living with Dementia Home modifications, like installing grab bars in the shower, are typically necessary for seniors who want to remain in their homes as they age. For those living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, they’re especially important. “Because dementia physically changes the brain, reasoning, judgement and decision-making can [...]

A Unique Approach – A Thought-Provoking Conversation with Rachael Wonderlin

By |2021-04-21T15:35:46-05:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Listen to the HomeCare Hub podcast episodes now: Rachael Wonderlin, a published author and dementia care expert, is beyond knowledgeable in the dementia care world. Rachael runs a company, Dementia by Day, which provides content to help others learn more about dementia care. She begins her journey with roots just outside of [...]

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