Children need help learning about how their grandparent’s brain is affected by dementia.
Category: Health & Illness
‘Everybody will have a story about a parent, an aunt, a sibling, who the system is failing. It’s inevitable, unless something changes.’
– University of British Columbia researcher Joanie Sims-Gould
According to the Canadian Medical Association Journal, close friends and family caregivers are at high risk of becoming ill and even dying.
The latest exhibit at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) will for the first time feature artwork created by people with dementia and their caregivers.
Friendship. Recreations. Food. Fitness. Spa.
An expert at Rutgers University’s Care2Caregivers helpline shares tips on how families can celebrate the holidays with loved ones suffering from an illness that affects memory.
“Music is life, and life is music,” says musician Jill Kulchar. In this video, she helps us understand how music can help caregivers restore, rejuvenate and relax.
The reasons for this decline may be related to higher educational levels.
Caregivers are susceptible to stress, anxiety and fatigue, society executive director Diane MacDougall said. That’s in part due to a lack of communication in the health care system, she said.
One of the most complex and perplexing conditions that I have seen in those 65 and older is delirium.