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My mother's dementia has become more difficult to manage as Canadians are told to limit social contact for safety's sake.
Constantly stimulating your brain through physical activity can effectively extend your years of good mental health.
I often think of her beautiful smile, her joy when any of us walked into the room and the love she shared until the day she died.
Wives are much more likely to care for their husbands, and one-third of all dementia caregivers are daughters.
If you are connected to the world of dementia care, the demands are many. In your quest to help others, are you taking time to care for yourself?
Residents will be secure but feel like they're living in a small town.
But there are many factors that can decrease your chances of mental decline.
This disease that I've heard others speak about all too often is robbing us from having that father-daughter relationship we were on the road to building.
Advance directives are legal documents that allow patients to spell out their wishes concerning end-of-life care. When medical decisions are required, the document helps to avoid confusion about one's true desires in case of ailing health or incapacity.