Why Dementia Caregivers in Chicago Should Allow Elderly Patients to Foster Animals

October 30, 2018

Why should elderly patients foster animals? They have the time It improves their physical and emotional health It gives them a sense of purpose   Most animal shelters constantly struggle with lack of space. The people who work at an animal shelter care for abandoned or homeless dogs and cats temporarily, but overcrowding is too … Continue reading Why Dementia Caregivers in Chicago Should Allow Elderly Patients to Foster Animals


5 Communication Techniques for Dementia Caregivers in Chicago

August 31, 2018

What are some helpful approaches for better communication to elders with dementia?   Movement and gesture clarity Eradicate distractions Verbal clarity Patience Eye contact   Whether you are working as a dementia caregiver here in Chicago or taking care of a loved one at home, an elderly person affected with dementia may start to have … Continue reading 5 Communication Techniques for Dementia Caregivers in Chicago


Dementia Caregivers Chicago: How to Spend the Holidays with a Loved One with Dementia

December 20, 2017

How should you spend the holidays with a loved one who has dementia? Have a quiet and peaceful celebration Spent time with them constantly Reminisce with them Have them participate in some activities   The holidays are the best time to spend some quality time with your loved ones, especially those that have dementia. It … Continue reading Dementia Caregivers Chicago: How to Spend the Holidays with a Loved One with Dementia


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