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After being alerted to this poster The Caregiver's 10 Commandments via the University of Tasmania's Understanding Dementia MOOC Facebook page, which is helpful, but also hard to do, I found the art...

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Free Music Playlists for the Elderly

Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

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Six Tips for Dementia and Alzheimer's Care at Home (full article) #Alzheimers #dementia #caregiving http://www.saintelizabeth.com/Health-Info/Health-Resources/Dementia-and-Alzheimers-Disease/Six-Tips-for-Dementia-and-Alzheimer-s-Care-at-Home.aspx

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Behavior Management for Dementia Care

Conflict and disagreement exist in all relationships. When you have a community of people with a progressive cognitive disorder such as dementia living together, it is to be expected that unpredictable and difficult to control behaviors will arise.

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10 Ways to Avoid Agitation and Aggression in the Person with Alzheimer's or Dementia

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10 Communication Strategies for Dementia Care

Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life. Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.

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Dementia Care Dos and Don'ts: Dealing with Dementia

Dementia can cause aggression, confusion and other difficult problems. Read about some common dementia behaviors and learn how to respond.

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Sensory Pouches for Dementia Care

These touchy-feely sensory pouches (also known as squish bags and sensory pads) are a wonderful way to explore the senses. They are also so easy to make! Making sensory pouches is a quick and inexpensive way to make an engaging and relaxing sensory activity for people living with dem

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