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Dementia and the Grocery Store

Running errands with someone who has dementia can be very trying. Here are two tips that will make it easier. It really doesn’t matter where it is you need to go—the grocery store, the bank, the hardware store, the insurance company—you can avoid frustration and have a more companionable time if you help your loved … Read more

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Dementia Care Now – There’s a New Approach

The approach we currently use to care for people with dementia in the United States has a name. It’s called appropriate care. It hasn’t been very successful, though, for when we think of dementia care in America we think of people who are both difficult to take care of and unhappy, and their families and … Read more