Tips for Managing Parents with Dementia

What to do if my siblings won’t help?

What to do if my siblings won’t help?

Some options to help your parents if your siblings bail.

Decisional Capacity and Dementia

Decisional Capacity and Dementia

Even after a diagnosis of dementia, your loved one may still be able to make informed decisions about their estate plans.

I’m Overwhelmed and my Siblings Are Not Helping

I’m Overwhelmed and my Siblings Are Not Helping

Your siblings might not see what you see and the best place to start is with the assumption that you all want to do what is best for your parent(s).

A Calm Demeanor is Infectious

A Calm Demeanor is Infectious

When visiting a loved one with dementia, a calm demeanor can be infectious.

How do I help Mom remember Dad is Dead?

How do I help Mom remember Dad is Dead?

There are a few ways to help a loved one with no short term memory process grief. Dementia is a cruel beast.

Is keeping Mom at home the right choice?

Is keeping Mom at home the right choice?

It’s hard to make these choices for someone else.

No good deed goes unpunished

No good deed goes unpunished

It took some time for me to figure out how to help my parents with dementia AND avoid conflict