Seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease often show agitation or anxiety through fidgety hands. Here are lots of ideas to keep their hands busy, reduce frustration, and improve their over all well-being.
Dementia doesn’t mean using a cell phone is impossible. Cell phones for dementia patients just need to be easy to use with big buttons and an easy to read screen. Emergency features like SOS calling are important too. Here are the best cell phones for seniors with dementia.
Nervous and fidgety behavior is common among seniors with dementia. So, it’s important to keep their hands (and minds) busy and entertained. Fidget blankets and activity devices like these were created for that purpose.
Safety bed rails help seniors get out of bed more easily by providing a stable and firm bed handle they can push up from. There are many different styles to meet the user’s individual needs. Here are the best bed rails for seniors and the elderly.
People with early dementia will usually have their regular memory with occasional lapses or it might take them longer to recall memories. Here are some gifts for people with early dementia to help make their daily lives a little easier.
Becoming forgetful is often just a regular part of aging. Ranging from “senior moments” to more advanced dementia, these moments are aggravating. Here are the best gifts for forgetful seniors to minimize these events.
Financial exploitation of seniors with dementia is a troubling – but common – problem affecting the elderly. Learn the signs that someone could be taking advantage of an elderly person with dementia plus some steps to take to help end the abuse.
Homes with stairs can be tricky – and dangerous – for seniors with dementia. Especially in the later stages. But, these safety gates for dementia patients can help keep them away from stairways or other dangerous parts of the home.
The kitchen can be a challenging – and even dangerous – place for seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s. However, there are more dementia friendly kitchen appliances out there that are easier to use with built-in safety functions too. Here are some of my favorites!
The kitchen can be a dangerous place for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s. It seems there are hazards in every drawer. Use these simple kitchen tips for seniors with dementia to make the kitchen a safer place for someone you love!