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How To Make Him Stop Picking at a Wound

As a reminder, I am not a physician.  You should not substitute my opinion for your own judgment.  But I do love these questions.  They clearly demonstrate that these issues are complex problems with shifting dynamics and no easy answer. ...

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Keeping It Real

*** Dear Readers, Sometimes I forget that this is my personal blog and that I am free to express my thoughts and opinions.  For a girl who is an habitual over-sharer and perpetual optimist, I really struggle to stay objective ...

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Video Prompting Strategies

A recent article in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias* found video prompting may be considered a valuable tool to support persons with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease during daily activities.  In 2 different studies, one comparing ...

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Bed Alarm- A Creative Solution

One of my colleagues ran into this little nugget of ingenuity and I just had to share. “Lilly” kept getting out of bed.  It was hard for Lilly’s family to keep a constant eye on her, and she frequently got ...

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The Big Black Hole

The Big Black Hole Because folks with advancing dementia sometimes have problems with visual/perceptual skills, threshold changes and changes in flooring patterns can be difficult to navigate.  This problem can sometimes work to the caregiver’s advantage if the person with ...

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