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Shift The Focus Part II

Communication is very tough. If your loved one has vascular dementia, caused by a stroke, the ability to speak and make sense is lost. Sure, you could be all depressed about this. Or, look a little deeper. My mother laughs, … Continue reading

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A Shift in Focus- Part I

¬†Being a caregiver takes it toll emotionally, especially if your patient is a family member. It’s often difficult to not get hung up on all the things she can’t do anymore. It’s becomes too sad to think about the person … Continue reading

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Confused? Listen To The Music Play

Music can be a tremendous help in easing the confused brain of those with memory impairment. With speech being so difficult, the house can be very quiet.¬† I think the distraction of music creates a more enjoyable atmosphere for everyone … Continue reading

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