For New Caregivers: Crash Course in Dementia

This blog highlights some of the initial and critical components of caring for a person with Alzheimer's Disease or another dementia. Read on for more information.

How to Tell the Difference Between Hallucinations and Illusions in People with Dementia

Hallucinations refer to sights, sounds, and smells that come from inside the brain. Hallucinations are common with Lewy Body Dementia but can happen with any dementia. The person with dementia is seeing, hearing, or smelling stuff that the rest of us are not experiencing. Illusions refer to mis-seeing (misperceiving) objects that ARE real. So how…