When someone you love struggles with Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s, or another form of cognitive or physical impairment, it can be a tremendous challenge to communicate and find ways to help them rediscover the world. A personalized playlist can help you bridge that gap and help to reconnect with one another.
When someone has memory loss many close to them feel that they can no longer appreciate art. That’s not the case. IN this episode we discuss how to use art therapy to give someone living with dementia some pleasure.
Has your loved one forgotten who you are or is it possible that they remember, they have just lost the language skills to define your relationship? That’s the topic of this podcast episode.
Thinking For Two We’ve all heard the wives tale that a pregnant woman is eating for two. Most people are probably unaware that people caring for someone with memory loss requires thinking for two. After a visit with Mom, even a good one, I’m exhausted. Mentally, physically, I’m drained and it’s getting worse as she […]
We’re celebrating an anniversary! On May 1, 2018 Fading Memories was launched with the goal of supporting Alzheimer’s caregivers with great guests, information and inspiration.
Talking to kids about Alzheimer’s is easier when you share the book “Weeds in Nana’s Garden” with them. A beautifully illustrated and child inspired story that allows you to help them understand in a kid friendly way.
More than 10 million Millennials are providing unpaid care for a friend or relative. The SCAN Foundation has launched the campaign, #YouGiveACare? to assist them with a community of like minded people who are empowered by knowledge and taking on the responsibility of caring for a loved one.