Domotics also for people with Dementia

As caregivers or health workers, one of the worst fears may be that the person with Dementia will accidentally get lost or purposely leave a house or facility, not be able to find his or her way back home and then become endangered. Can you let someone with Dementia go outside independently? Is that still Read More …

A thin line between Aphasia and Dementia

In everything we do we communicate. With and without words we connect and share information, experiences, and memories. Dementia is often a big game breaker in this process. It makes communication more difficult. Read More …

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 …

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 …