A very important way to help our loved ones with dementia retain their sense of self is to give them … [Read more...] about Give the Gift of Dignity in Dementia
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It’s very important to remember that the person who is experiencing dementia may or may not be able … [Read more...] about Being a Dementia Partner
Unless we balance our loved one’s need for autonomy and dignity with their need for safety, we … [Read more...] about Supporting a Sense of Self in Dementia
We can become storytellers for our loved ones who have dementia—recounting happy memories for them. … [Read more...] about How to Enhance Conversations in Dementia
At DAWN, we see ourselves as being both remembering selves and experiential selves. We know that … [Read more...] about Become Their Memory – Tell Them Their Stories
Families ask me this so often. Being in conversation with someone who is not making sense makes us … [Read more...] about How Should I Respond When She Doesn’t Make Sense?