Category Archives: Dementia

When an Elderly Loved One Resists Your Care

Caring for an elderly loved one may be a difficult task, especially if your loved one is resistant to care. As people age, their cognition begins to decline, and they may not be totally in their right mind whenever they … Continue reading

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How to Make a Hospital Stay Easier for Loved One with Dementia

Hospital stays are never fun, but they can be especially scary for an elderly loved one who suffers from dementia. Going to the hospital could even prove to be dangerous for a person who has dementia. Evidence has shown that … Continue reading

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Types of Hallucinations in the Elderly

Hallucinations are sensations, thoughts or perceptions that feel completely real, yet are created entirely by your own mind. Hallucinations can be very scary, and very hard to diagnose. Unfortunately, they are very common in the elderly population, which often leads … Continue reading

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The Differences between Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia are both forms of dementia so they are often believed to be the same condition or mistaken for each other. There are some areas where the diseases are similar, but there are also clear differences … Continue reading

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The Differences between Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and some studies suggest that lewy body dementia is the second most common form while others suggest that it is actually the third most common. It is important to note that … Continue reading

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Recommended Movies about Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Movies that deal with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia are often hard to find but they do exist. We at Carefect Home Care Services would like to offer a list of movies that feature Alzheimer’s disease or dementia that family caregivers … Continue reading

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Doll Therapy and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease affects many senior citizens and can be hard for both the patient and their caregiver to deal with, especially as the disease progresses. Researchers have found a new type of therapy called doll therapy that can be very … Continue reading

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Tips on How to Cope With Aggressive Dementia Patients

Providing care for an elderly loved one can be a difficult task at times, especially if your loved one suffers from dementia. Aggression is often a side effect of dementia, and many family caregivers and family members find this hard … Continue reading

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Brain Boosting Activities for Seniors (Part 2 of 2)

Our last article detailed the benefits of stimulating the brain as we age and included two activities that are designed to do that. We at Carefect Home Care Services would like to provide a wide variety of brain boosting activities … Continue reading

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Brain Boosting Activities for Seniors (Part 1 of 2)

As we age, many seniors begin to lose some of their mental capabilities and cognitive functioning ability. We at Carefect Home Care Services understand that this is a serious concern for many adults, and we would like to provide some … Continue reading

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