Dementia Care Tips
More than 5 million people are living with a form of dementia in the U.S. and Canada today. Homewatch CareGivers understands that dementia brings endless changes, challenges and concerns to not only the person diagnosed, but the entire family. Browse through our Dementia Care Tips to find hands-on, no-nonsense advice for families living with dementia. Look for tips related to preserving skills and function, coping with symptoms, and preventing caregiver burnout.
Section 1: Preserving Skills and Function
For individuals living with dementia, quality of life is largely determined by the environment. These helpful tips will offer small environmental changes that can yield a positive impact.
Section 2: Coping with Symptoms
There are many tools and coping strategies available for those diagnosed with dementia and their family members. These practical tips can create awareness of possible triggers, and provide coaching for family and friends when symptoms occur.
Section 3: Support for Caregivers
The emotional and psychological impact of caring for individuals living with dementia can create severe physical and emotional issues for the family caregiver. These insightful tips will provide new perspective and skills for managing the care of a loved one.
Visit our resources library for more helpful information on how to best care for your loved ones.
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Pathways to Memory is Homewatch CareGivers’ unique approach to dementia care. This specialized form of care features one-on-one interaction and attention and provides social interaction and companionship to the person living with dementia. Pathways to Memory keeps clients safe and improves the quality of life for everyone involved. Each in-home caregiver trained in the dementia care program is uses a positive, failure-free approach that makes a calm and supportive environment to bolster self-esteem when a person is most vulnerable.
Caregivers can create meaningful moments for the entire family, bringing all involved closer together when they need to be able to depend on each other. Pathways to Memory is a coping solution for everyone involved, creating a circle of trust, communication and support. Learn More.