Seniors & Caregivers
Loss of routine, and loss of stimulating activities is detrimental for older adults with dementia , but there is help available.
Featured Caring for a person with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic Caregiving can be a hazardous profession, due to the complications and challenges that come along with caring for a person with dementia, such as memory loss, inability to function, agitation and/or aggression. Unfortunately, the task has become even more difficult in these days when we are facing the challenges posed by the coronavirus, COVID-19.
Featured Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers Most likely, dementia does not increase risk for COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus, just like dementia does not increase risk for flu. However, dementia-related behaviors, increased age and common health conditions that often accompany dementia may increase risk.
Featured Dementia and COVID-19: Strategies for Caregivers This webinar will focus on providing caregivers with strategies to providing care while in isolation. It will also highlight important COVID-19 precautions and guidelines along with the implications in caring for someone living with dementia.