The worst reaction you can have to your loved one with Dementia is to stay away. Put aside your excuses of wanting to remember them like they were or not wanting to cause them more confusion. Learn how to interact with your loved one with Dementia because they need you now more than ever.
Our primary focus as family caregivers is to provide our loved one with the best quality of life possible despite their disease and limitations. That’s why finding products that are easy for you elderly loved one with Dementia to use in their daily life is so important.
The internet is everywhere and the days when our elderly parents have no idea how to access the online world are swiftly coming to an end. But with the joys of online shopping and wealth of information at our fingertips so to come a multitude of dangers.
Getting to know my MIL beyond my own experiences with her reminds me every day why I have chosen to be her caregiver. Most importantly, it turns a duty to take care of a family member into a desire to love through caregiving.
Despite all our research and advancements, Dementia is still such a mystery. Having a better understanding of what someone with Dementia may be experiencing will make you a more patient caregiver.
We never want our elderly parents to experience a lapse in their care and well-being. Staying prepared for a medical emergency will give you peace of mind and ensure your parent receives optimal care at all times.