Entries by Patrick Sasser

Dementia — Tips for caregivers helping someone suffering from memory loss.

Communication: Set a positive mood: Be mindful of your body language and attitude, be respectful, pleasant and calm. Smile! State your message clearly: Use simple words and statements. Speak slowly, trying not to raise your voice higher or louder, give them time to process what you are saying. Distract and redirect: If they become upset […]

5 Helpful Tips for Dealing with Memory Loss

Let’s talk memory loss! Memory loss within the senior community can present in many different forms and affect each person differently. Whether your loved one is suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s or just starting the early phases of memory loss, the best thing you can do is be there for them. Memory loss can cause your […]