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How Can I Keep My Dad from Wandering Away from the Care Home?

June 13, 2017

June 13, 2017 - Dear Dementia Solutions: “I was contacted by the care home where my dad stays and informed that ...

Boosting the Brain: Are Brain Enhancing Supplements a Good Way of Preventing Dementia?

May 9, 2017

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Finances & Family: How Do I Protect My Mum from Being Taken Advantage of Financially?

April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 - DEAR DEMENTIA SOLUTIONS: “My older sister and I suspect that our other sister has been asking our ...

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How Do I Protect My Mum from Violent Outbursts by Other Residents at Her Care Home?

March 9, 2017

Dear Dementia Solutions: “I recently received alarming news—while sitting in the TV room at the care centre where ...

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How to engage dementia residents

February 8, 2017

DEAR DEMENTIA SOLUTIONS: “I work at a seniors’ care home, visiting residents who have dementia. Finding topics ...

Should we take a family vacation with my dad who has dementia?

January 10, 2017

DEAR DEMENTIA SOLUTIONS: January 2017 - “Getting out of town every once in a while by taking a trip together as a ...


Dear Dementia Solutions – December 2016

December 13, 2016

Asking “Why” When it Comes to Psychotropic Medication How Do I Approach the Doctor in Asking About the Reasons ...

Dear Dementia Solutions- November 2016

November 9, 2016

Appetite Anxieties – What do I do when an assisted living community resident keeps asking when the next meal ...

Dear Dementia Solutions- October 2016

October 17, 2016

 Storytelling Stress – What do I do when my Dad tells false stories about experiences that never occurred? Dear ...

Dear Dementia Solutions- September 2016

September 15, 2016

Breaking Out of His Shell – How Do I Get My Dad to Engage With Others and Enjoy Life Again? Dear Dementia ...