Alzheimer’s and Dementia (Part II): 5 Strategies for Recreating the Rules for Living. Thought of the Day
In part one of this weekly series, I discussed some myths and facts about Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. I stressed the most alarming memory problems have less to do with names and events, and more with the inability to access simple rules of living (e.g., how to cook eggs).
The need for structure increases as elements enabling your loved one to make sense of life disappear. Keep everything in the house organized, especially in the rooms your loved one frequents. Also, don’t rearrange the furniture.
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As a caregiver to my mother with dementia those are some supportive strategies, ask them what they remember not things they find hard. Acknowledge those same questions as if it was the first time as for them it is. Build a team that gives the carer some quality time, be kind to yourself, make everyday fun.
Great suggestions! Thanks for commenting
Great suggestions John! Thanks for commenting