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Read Out Loud to Someone with Alzheimer’s/Dementia

Reading as an Antidote to Loneliness After my last post about Visiting Someone with Alzheimer’s, I came across this article: Reading: The Antidote to Loneliness. Find it at: Today’s Caregiver at Caregiver.com. This article, written by William McDonald, is the perfect follow up on activities to do when visiting someone with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. William points out how reading makes a great[…]read more

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Tips for Visiting Someone with Alzheimer’s/Dementia

I remember my first encounter with Alzheimer’s. It was back in 1978, before Alzheimer’s was a part of our everyday language. It was at a wedding where a 104-year-old grandmother became a source of amusement to her son or grandson who she no longer recognized. It bothered me to see then laughing at the sad situation. Now[…]read more