Dementia

How to visit someone living with dementia

How to visit someone living with dementia

Often, when we visit someone living with dementia, we treat it like any other care setting. But it's not. Sometimes people fall into the routine of a care setting like hospital. Understanding how to visit your loved one living with dementia can make it a meaningful...

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Dementia and the seasons

Dementia and the seasons

Does the weather and seasons have an impact on a person living with dementia? The best way to think about this question is: “does the weather have an impact on those who don’t have dementia?". The answer is yes. On long summer days we tend to go to sleep later because...

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Food For Thought

Food For Thought

Food is an integral part of our lives. For some, certain foods will bring up memories and for others it’s the way they connect with family and friends over a meal. For someone living with dementia, food can change. It may taste different, and we may notice that they...

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Is dementia a normal part of ageing?

Is dementia a normal part of ageing?

Dementia is not a normal part of ageing. We all have different types of brains, what we would call neurodiversity. We will all age differently and so do our brains. There is no one right way to age. There are a few key differences between an ageing brain and dementia:...

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5 tips to a better holiday season when living beyond a diagnosis of dementia

5 tips to a better holiday season when living beyond a diagnosis of dementia

Strategies for Creating Joy, Purpose, and Meaning for you and your loved one living with dementia. Are you caring for someone living with dementia? Have you wondered how the holiday season will play out, and how the stress and changes in routine will affect you both? Many people consider the holidays one of the most stressful times of the year.

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