Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia Scale (PAINAD)

Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia Scale (PAINAD)

American Geriatrics Society Feeding Tubes in Advanced Dementia Position Statement

Daily News and Views on Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

19th century cranium with caries sicca caused by the gummatous lesions of syphilis. This is an extreme example of tertiary syphilis (neurosyphilis). Pitted lesions erode, heal and scar over many years and infection of the brain and other parts of the body along with advanced dementia would have also occurred.

Syphilitic Cranium A.) with Caries sicca caused by gummatous lesions. This is an extreme example of tertiary syphilis (neurosyphilis). Pitted lesions erode, heal, and scar over many years along with infection of the brain causing advanced dementia.

Rhythm is first experienced in the womb and one of the last memories to go. It is a non-verbal ‘language’ we can use to connect and interact with people with advanced dementia, especially at a time when verbal communication is diminishing. Applied as a simple dance the technique activates voice, body and soul.  Music and songs provide a structure and lifts spirits. Simple hand dances provide physical connection, a meaningful occupation of time and expression to music.

Rhythm is first experienced in the womb and one of the last memories to go. It is a non-verbal ‘language’ we can use to connect and interact with people with.

DIY Sensory Activity Board

Fidget Toys for Kids - Since kids respond in a variety of means to quite a few fidgets, I wished to create an immense collection of fidgets for you to.

11 Tips For Dealing With Sundowning and Dementia

Sundowners Syndrome: Triggers & Management

Read Sundowners Syndrome information including possible causes and how to cope with Sundowners Syndrome.

Teepa Snow Video: Caregiving for dementia is a long, challenging journey. It is hard to discuss care for advanced dementia, though it can leave the most profo...

Teepa Snow Video: Caregiving for dementia is a long, challenging journey. It is hard to discuss care for advanced dementia, though it can leave the most profo.

This is a sensory blanket. We have a family member suffering from advanced dementia, and this is the second blanket I've made for her.  The first one was the size of a cot blanket, whereas this one...

This is a sensory blanket. We have a family member suffering from advanced dementia, and this is the second blanket I’ve made for her. The first one was the size of a cot blanket, whereas th…

TED TALK: VIDEO + TRANSCRIPT :   In dementia, what do people wish for? Often, it’s comfort, respect & love. Dr. BJ Miller shares deep thou...

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: What Really Matters in Advanced Dementia

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Palliative Care for Advanced Dementia: Adopting a Culture of Comfort Tena Alonzo, MA Dir…

The importance of understanding advanced dementia and hospice

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The families of patients with advanced dementia are increasingly rejecting that…

The Decline of Tube Feeding for Dementia Patients

The families of patients with advanced dementia are increasingly rejecting that feeding method. For one thing, there’s no evidence that it extends life.

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: What Really Matters in Advanced Dementia

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: 10 Types of Dementia

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