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How to Respond to Dementia Hallucinations

Published By mktagrp9 on September 6, 2022
Woman spending time with her elderly mother

If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, they may experience seeing, hearing, or tasting something that isn’t really there. These experiences are known as dementia hallucinations. It’s important to remember that even though a hallucination isn’t real, it’s incredibly real to your loved one who is experiencing it. Keeping your loved one safe… Continue reading How to Respond to Dementia Hallucinations

Is Memory Care at Home an Option?

Published By mktagrp9 on July 20, 2022
Caring nurse talks with her elderly patient

If your loved one is in need of memory care, but they don’t want to, or need to leave home yet, memory care at home through UMC HomeWorks is a great option for you to consider. UMC HomeWorks provides specialized memory care at home tailored to the individual’s current needs and modifies care as their… Continue reading Is Memory Care at Home an Option?

Understanding Dementia Behaviors

Published By mweinbaum on September 14, 2021
care nurse visit to senior woman

When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, the diagnosis affects the person’s entire family. As the caregiver for someone with dementia, you’ve likely experienced the frustration and difficulty that so commonly accompanies this condition. You may have also found yourself feeling overwhelmed and wondering if you’re doing the right thing.  The team at our… Continue reading Understanding Dementia Behaviors

Easy Steps to Talk to a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Published By mweinbaum on August 24, 2021

If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, knowing what to do next and how to best take care of their changing needs can easily become overwhelming. Alzheimer’s is a diagnosis that affects the whole family, including the person’s close friends, and although there are many movies depicting the memory loss experience, nothing can… Continue reading Easy Steps to Talk to a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

5 Movies About Dementia You Don’t Want to Miss

Published By mweinbaum on July 13, 2021

In the past, movies and television shows have been criticized for portraying dementia in unrealistic and unrelatable ways, often buying into cliches and stereotypes. However, in more recent years, filmmakers have been treating dementia with the care and consideration it deserves, and we’ve seen a variety of movies about dementia that are much more realistic. … Continue reading 5 Movies About Dementia You Don’t Want to Miss

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