Are You Taking Care Of You?

Are You Taking Care Of You?

Ahhh--- Sibling rivalary is REAL!  Today we are talking about taking care of YOU?  Do you remember that person in the mirror?  The one that is overworked?  Let's talk some time today to care for YOU!

Activities – What To Expect In Group Living

Activities – What To Expect In Group Living

Choosing an assisted living or group home can be challenging.  One thing to check out are the activities offered at that community.  Are they activities that match with the level of abilities and interests of your loved one?  Write me at carol@letstalkdementia.org...

Something Just Doesn’t Seem Right

Something Just Doesn’t Seem Right

I hope you enjoy our cartoons, and I hope they make you smile.  Today we are discussing noticing the changes in our loved ones on a day-to-day basis.  The little changes can be signs of big problems, if left untended.

Yes, Little Johnny Should Visit Grandma!

Yes, Little Johnny Should Visit Grandma!

Should we take our children to visit their grandparents who have dementia?  YES!  But there are a few things to think about BEFORE you visit.  That's what we are talking about on today's episode of "Let's Talk Dementia".

Just S..L..O..W  Down A Moment!

Just S..L..O..W Down A Moment!

Most all of us have a tendency to talk much too quickly.  Slowing that conversation speed down a notch or two will help our loved ones with dementia better understand what we are saying.  It's an easy fix!

Covering For Their Inabilities

Covering For Their Inabilities

Most all of us have a tendency to talk much too quickly.  Slowing that conversation speed down a notch or two will help our loved ones with dementia better understand what we are saying.  It's an easy fix!

The Eulogy

The Eulogy

In this journey of dementia, we often find ourselves "covering" for the mistakes of our loved ones.  These mistakes might be things they do incorrectly, or they could be things they say incorrectly.  Sometimes it is good to step in and help, but sometimes it is best...

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