Do People with Dementia Remember What They Want to Remember?

Caregivers find selective memory difficult and frustrating with people with dementia. This blog provides insight and help. … More Do People with Dementia Remember What They Want to Remember?

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Meet the Dementias: Start Here

Many people confuse dementia with Alzheimer’s Disease. A person with Alzheimer’s has dementia. A person with dementia does not always have Alzheimer’s Disease. … More Meet the Dementias: Start Here

The “Why” Behind the “What:” Shrinking Brain and Memory Loss

I explain how the shrinking brain causes many of the repetitive questions and behaviors that caregivers find frustrating.
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The “Why” Behind the “What:” Mixed-up Memories

Avoid quizzing the person with dementia. Logic does not work. Arguing does not work. … More The “Why” Behind the “What:” Mixed-up Memories