Transitions from one life stage to another are always complicated. As teenagers become adults, their … [Read more...] about Keep Me Safe, But Let Me be Me
There are a number of things to consider before moving people with dementia or Alzheimer’s. People experiencing dementia who are still living in their own homes may lose the ability to do many things for themselves if you take them out of their familiar environment (or rearrange their belongings).
Whether you have moved them yet or not, please explore the following articles for reasons why moving them may not be the best idea and for tips on how to make a move less stressful if that is your only option.
At DAWN, we believe in allowing people to age in place for as long as possible. However, it’s not … [Read more...] about Mindlessness—the Benefits of Automatic Thinking for Dementia
Ellen Langer has been writing about the value of mindfulness for over 35 years. I read her book … [Read more...] about Don’t Move Them—Let Them Use Mindlessness
Families often move their loved ones into assisted living so they will be safer and can enjoy more … [Read more...] about Maximizing the “Assisted” in Assisted Living
At DAWN, we believe in preserving dignity and autonomy and allowing people to age in place for as … [Read more...] about Keeping a Sense of Home Alive
At DAWN, we believe in preserving dignity and autonomy, and allowing people to age in place for as … [Read more...] about How to Choose a Care Facility