Updated: Aug 26
Today we're self promoting a bit with a fantastic piece on living and caring for a loved one with dementia and some good tips on maintaining your cool, deescalating situations and more. This was written by RoseAnne Homola and is simply chock filled with so many great thoughts and "resources" that people can use to look up some information when they find themselves in need. The estimate on the blog is 7 minutes to read - well worth it!
Here's some good information on the Alzheimer's Association on wandering and those suffering from dementia...
Here are three other caregiver stories and some lessons learned - again, getting perspective from the experiences of others only makes us wiser in how we interact with others in these situations AND / OR if we end up in these scenarios ourselves.