If I have problems with memory I have dementia. FALSE Everyone encounters situations where they forget details such as where they put their keys or the date and time of their next doctor’s appointment. The difference between a “memory slip” and a diagnosis of dementia is that dementia significantly impacts social and daily functioning. Memory … More 10 Common Myths about Dementia
It is no secret that, for many, colouring books are a favourite creative past time. Most recently, consumer trends have shown us that colouring is not just for children. Both Amazon and Chapters have indicated that adult colouring books have surged to being in the top 10 of their best-seller list. Customers walking into popular … More Colouring never grows old.
Hello, my name is not dementia. There is nothing more personal to us than the use of our name. Our name connects us to others and is the starting point for meeting new people, greeting friends and family and initiating all forms of health and business interactions. When we hear our name, we ready ourselves … More Hello, my name is not dementia….
Best Guess: An App for Dementia There are many myths that come with a diagnosis of dementia. For example, many believe that people with dementia are not able to read or enjoy some of the things they did earlier in life (from making meals to enjoying leisure pursuits). The challenge is to find the balance … More C’mon get ‘Appy’: The benefits of using iPads in Dementia Care
Have you ever spent endless hours hunting for that new apartment or house that is just perfect? In other words, it ‘looks and feels like home’ and is the space that makes you want to stay, relax and live. If moving is in your near future, what would be on your list of ‘must-haves’ in … More There truly is ‘no place like home’.