As a family caregiver, it is extremely important for you to encourage your elderly loved one to stay clean and fresh. This is an important part of physical health as well as their perception of themselves.
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Every year, September 21 marks World Alzheimer’s Day to raise awareness about the disease and the stigma that can come with it. Did you know that there are 564,000 individuals living with dementia in Canada? Or that 25,000 new cases are diagnosed every year? Check out our infographic to learn more about Alzheimer's and dementia in Canada.
If you're a family member providing dementia care for a loved one, you know what challenges it can involve. For all of the difficult moments, here are 9 inspirational quotes to help you keep moving through your days with compassion, patience and love for your family member with dementia.
Before and during wandering, elders with dementia are usually worried, anxious, frustrated or bored. Family caregivers and elder care providers can work together to figure out how to meet those needs and reduce or prevent wandering.
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