Getting the news that your parent or loved one has been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is surely a big blow.  To the person who is directly affected and for their family as well.  As adult children or family members of these individuals we are better able to absorb this information, realize what it…

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It’s that time of year, folks.  The holidays are upon us!  And you know what that means…it is the time to give, the time to rack your brain to find the perfect gift for your spouse, partner, teenage child.  But what about your elderly loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia?  Is gift-giving the same…

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According to dictionary.com, dementia is defined as a severe impairment or loss of intellectual capacity and personality integration, due to the loss or damage to neurons in the brain. Essentially, those affected with the disease lose most or all ability to adequately function in society and need constant care. Anyone who has spent an extended…

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