One of our goals at New Generations is to help families learn how to better communicate with their loved ones. Many of our senior citizen attendants have progressive diseases such as Alzheimer’s dementia that pose difficult challenges for their caretakers.
As a caretaker for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s, you may feel a wide range of emotions including sadness, frustration and even anger. It’s normal to be upset by what your loved one is going through, but it’s also important to remember that they are affected, too.
If your loved one has dementia, you may be worried about their safety at home. As dementia progresses, they will be less able to take care of themselves, so it’s important for you to prepare their home to make it safer for them to live.
Tending to Loved Ones at Home By Jette Hogenmiller and Nicole Brackett In recent years, there has been far more awareness of the challenges affecting the millions coping with some form of dementia and the need to improve their quality …