Recognize pain in people with Dementia

People with Dementia feel pain, just like everyone else. As Dementia progresses, the person’s language skills may change, making it very difficult for them to communicate with others when they are in pain. This can cause their pain to go undetected and untreated. Pain scale An international team of physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, epidemiologists, and psychologists Read More …

Films and documentaries about the impact of Dementia

Very interesting documentaries about Dementia are regularly seen in the cinema or on television. Some are fabricated stories, but nonetheless impressive. Read More …

How marriage is challenged by Dementia

Dementia can also trigger some ethical questions about if it’s appropriate for people with Dementia to have sex. This is because, in an established relationship, the point when someone with memory loss loses the ability to consent to sexual interaction is often difficult to determine. Read More …

How can you best deal with people with Dementia?

The best way to deal with Dementia is by trying to empathize in the position of the person with Dementia. Try to imagine what it would feel like to lose your independence and be completely dependent on others. Read More …