Rita J

Rita J

www.makedementiayourb.blog
My expertise in dementia is informed by my multiple roles: Researcher, nurse practitioner, professor, formal family caregiver.
Rita J
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How often should you visit a Memory Care Resident when they first go in? - Make Dementia Your B*tch!

This is an important question and is often a great source of anxiety for caregivers of people with dementia.

For New Caregivers: Crash Course in Dementia – Make Dementia Your B*tch!

People with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease behave in ways that frustrate or upset the caregiver.

Our Early Signs of Frontotemporal Dementia

Cindy's Life Updates with Frontotemporal Dementia: Our Early Signs of Frontotemporal Dementia

Preventing Care Refusals and Care-Resistant Behaviors help for caregivers Alzheimers Disease

10 Tested Ways to Avoid Care Refusals - Make Dementia Your B*tch!

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Understanding Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) - Make Dementia Your B*tch!

Lewy Body Dementia – Make Dementia Your B*tch!

Lewy Body Dementia - Make Dementia Your B*tch!

Helpful Hints: Medication Refusals – Make Dementia Your B*tch!

At least once a week I'm on the phone with a family caregiver dealing with that issue.

Helpful Hints for Handling Refusals: Bathing – Make Dementia Your B*tch!

Helpful Hints: Medication Refusals – Make Dementia Your B*tch!

Personality, Purpose, and Dementia: Lessons Learned from Fish Bait – Make Dementia Your B*tch!

My son, Mark, is an avid fisherman. He's also a full-time college student and poor, so fishing in our local state park's lake is within his budget.

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Personality, Purpose, and Dementia: Lessons Learned from Fish Bait

Flowers and Salmon Patties: How To Slow Down Loss of Function in Persons with Dementia – Make Dementia Your B*tch!

Well-meaning family and formal caregivers sometimes start to "overdo" for persons with dementia.

Dementia and Pain Discovery – Make Dementia Your B*tch!

People with dementia do feel pain. They may not be able to tell me in words about the pain. By I can see the pain using other methods.

Dementia and Pain Management – Make Dementia Your B*tch!

Once you realize that the person with dementia is having pain, the next step is to address the pain.

When Persons with Dementia “Friend” Themselves – Make Dementia Your B*tch!

When Persons with Dementia "Friend" Themselves - Make Dementia Your B*tch!