Alzheimers & dementia care

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How to Help a Loved Accept a Dementia Diagnosis

It can be incredibly frustrating when a parent, partner, or another family member is denying, or unable to recognize, their own cognitive impairment. The goal is to help them get the right care and establish a plan for the future, but when acknowledgement or awareness is not forthcoming, providing assistance becomes a bit of challenge. …

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Senior Home Care in Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge

Transitioning Home After a Hospital Stay

Making the move back home after a stay in the hospital can present a variety of challenges for seniors. Ideally the goal is to make it back home without experiencing any setbacks that may result in a return trip to the infirmary. The best approach to help avoid complications to make the transition a smooth …

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Tactile stimuation for seniors with dementia - Kitchener-Waterloo

Tactile Stimulation for Seniors with Dementia

Making conscious tactile and tangible connections can be beneficial for seniors living with dementia. The practice of Tactile Stimulation is a method employed to help individuals with dementia connect to their environment with their sense of touch. The process can have tremendous psychological, emotional, and cognitive benefits. What is Tactile Stimulation? Tactile Stimulation is the …

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Alzheimer's Disease and Music

The impact of music on Alzheimer’s Disease

The Importance of Music for People with Alzheimer’s Hearing just a few bars of a familiar song can be powerful enough to take our minds to other places by bringing about feelings of nostalgia, calling up memories of the past, and evoking a multi-faceted and meaningful sets of emotions.  Interacting with music, particularly music that …

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