How To Take a Pet Away From a Dementia Patient- The Delicate Balance

How To Take a Pet Away From a Dementia Patient- The Delicate Balance

Caring for dementia patients often involves making challenging decisions. One is how to take a pet away from a dementia patient. While having a pet can benefit a dementia patient, sometimes it becomes difficult to care for it.  Besides the snuggles, playing fetch, and exciting walks at the park, keeping a pet may not be…

Dementia and Money Obsession

Dementia and Money Obsession

Dementia has no limits on what it takes. It takes away cognitive ability physical wellness, and takes also from relationships. One of the sensitive areas affected by dementia is finances.  If your loved one has dementia, they may exhibit unusual money problems, such as falling for financial scams online or having an obsession with money….

Dementia Patient Removing Diaper

Dementia Patient Removing Diaper

Have you ever experienced an embarrassing situation where your spouse or parent with dementia unbotheredly removes their diaper, and the problem keeps recurring? The journey of caring for a dementia patient comes with a few silver linings, but it is mostly cloudy.  Dementia patients removing diapers can test the bounds of patience, understanding, and empathy,…

Why Do Dementia Patients Take Their Clothes Off?

Why Do Dementia Patients Take Their Clothes Off?

Once dementia kicks in, it erodes the essence of a person and takes away their ability to recognize their environment and appropriate behavior suited for certain social setups. One peculiar behavior that often causes embarrassment is the act of taking off clothes. Dementia patients may form the habit of disrobing, causing shame and distress to…

Dementia Patient Refuses to Change Diaper

Dementia Patient Refuses to Change Diaper

Among the countless struggles faced by those caring for dementia patients, there’s one particular task that can be an unyielding battleground: convincing a loved one to change their diaper. When personal care becomes a strange subject to dementia patients, this challenge falls on caregivers, leaving them to make the patient understand why they should exercise…

Dementia Poop Obsession

Dementia Poop Obsession

Ever wondered why a loved one is taking too long in the toilet, only to find their hands covered with poop? As gross as it may sound, dementia poop obsession is something that many caregivers dread. It is not only an odd behavior but also irritating. If you are wondering whether your loved one with…