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5 Tips for Managing Anxiety in Dementia

    Elsa lives in an assisted living facility.  She is calm and happy in the morning, but gets anxious later in the day. In the late afternoon, Elsa paces the halls, mumbling to herself and wringing her hands.  She ...

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Maslow’s Gold Standard of Dementia Care

  There are no absolutes in dementia care. The dementia landscape is too variable to treat everyone who travels it the same. There is no way we could devise a one-size-fits-all framework that gives providers and caregivers a standardized approach ...

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Are You A High Striker?

  If you are a caregiver to anybody- an infant, a child, a spouse, a parent- you have probably felt inadequate and incompetent at times. Perhaps you have fallen victim to the misconception that caregivers should always be good at ...

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