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Aw Shucks…

  If you’re in the healthcare field, or in the business of caring for an individual with dementia, please connect with me.  I am both a teacher and a student in this field, and I welcome the exchange of ideas ...

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Dealing with Poor Appetite

There are many causes of decreased appetite in the elderly and/or memory impaired.  Many times it is related to medication, trauma, or infection.  Lack of appetite or poor nutrition due to memory impairment or failure to thrive is not easy ...

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Bathing Abilities in Late Stage Dementia

Lots of times we call these folks “dependent”- people that cannot bathe themselves and require assistance from a caregiver.  But if you were to break down the later stages of dementia into a series of abilities that decline over time, ...

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Senior Homes Best Blog by Individuals Nominee

  The Dementia Queen is honored to have been nominated by SeniorHomes.com as best blog by an individual for their 2013 Best Senior Living Awards.  Senior Homes is a site devoted to providing resources for senior housing along the continuum ...

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