How to care for dementia patients at Christmas?

For most of us Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately for dementia patients the holidays can be confusing and stressful. Crowded rooms, loud noises and bright lights are the ultimate enemies of elders struggling with dementia. Learn how to ensure peaceful Christmas for older member of your family.
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Doll therapy in dementia care

Have you ever heard of using dolls as a form of therapy for dementia patients? This is a very controversial approach but has been proven an effective and powerful tool for fighting agitation and aggression in dementia patients.
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Difficulties in caring for dementia patients

There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with this number predicted to rise to over 1 million by 2025. It is said that it will soar further to 2 million by 2051. As a carer, it is important to know how to manage day-to-day problems when looking after a person with dementia.

How to choose dementia gifts?

Finding a gift for somebody that suffers from dementia may require some effort, but it is worth it. In later stages of the disease, dementia gifts should be engaging and stimulating. We present a couple of present ideas, divided into several categories.
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What is the true cost of dementia care?

In the current complex social care, financing dementia is a controversial problem. Unlike other serious conditions, for example, cancer, dementia is not fully state-financed. Find out more what is the best solution in these challenging circumstances.
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How to talk to a person with dementia

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What Can You Do About an Elder's Non-Stop Complaining

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Daughter recounts mother's dementia battle

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Live-in carer has helped my gran with dementia - true story

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