Caring for a loved one with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. People with dementia from conditions such as Alzheimer’s and related diseases have a progressive biological brain-disorder that makes it more and more difficult for them to remember things, think clearly, communicate with others, and take care of themselves. In addition, dementia can cause mood swings and even change a person’s personality and behavior.
The Caregivers' Guide is a daily tip/article delivered to our Caregiver subscribers at their ease using both online and offline channels for instance, (Online: watsapp, facebook, twitter, email, etc) (Offline: Sms, phone call, newsletter, radio, Television etc.).
This daily tip provides some practical strategies for dealing with the troubling behavior problems and communication difficulties often encountered when caring for a person with dementia.
This is a self-paced creative platform that gives the caregiver access to dozens of activities that were designed by professional teaching artists. Participatory these lessons can be done with someone in the early to later stages of memory loss.
Ranging from one minute to 25 these activities help the caregiver reconnect with their loved one in a new and exciting way
The Caregivers' Guide will feature some of the following examples;
Bathing (for dementia)
Caregiver Depression: A Silent Health Crisis
Caregiver Self Care: Caring for You
Changing Places: Should Your Parents Move in with You?
Could It Be Their Brain? A Frontotemporal Dementia Checklist
Communication (for dementia)
Dental Care (for dementia)
Downsizing a Home: A Checklist for Caregivers
Dressing and Grooming (for dementia)
Emergency Preparedness Checklist for Caregivers
Feeding and Nutrition (for dementia)
Guidelines for Better Communication with Brain-Impaired Adults
Hands-On Skills for Caregivers
Incontinence (for dementia)