A Toolkit for Promoting Positive Behavior in Dementia Patients

High Risk of Institutionalization About 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s Disease and 90% of those are abusive.  This is important because this situation puts these patients at higher risk for institutionalization, greater functional decline, and domestic abuse.  Up to this point, the preferred method for managing the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) has…

Memory Clubs Offer Benefits to Dementia Patients

Memory Clubs for Dementia More and more, dementia patients are being encouraged to join Memory Clubs, a popular and successful form of Reminiscence Therapy.  This therapy involves clubs or social groups forming around shared and intense interests in which participants may discuss their opinions, experiences and feelings.  The focus of these groups could be sports…