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Communicating Lovingly with Seniors Suffering from Memory Impairment

 Posted by Kerri Shimp on February 14, 2018 at 8:57 AM
On the most basic level, we all want to feel loved. Despite any differences in age or understanding, this is key to remember when caring for or speaking to a senior with memory impairment. Conversation can be a challenge when it is difficult to remember happenings from one moment to the next. This compounded with life changes like moving, reduced mobility, or downsizing often makes for stressful interactions with family members, friends, or clien...

Joining Forces to Defeat Dementia

 Posted by Kerri Shimp on March 20, 2016 at 10:22 AM
                                                                                                                March 19, 2016 Today, millions of Americans s...