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What’s the difference between reminiscing vs remembering ?

March 24, 2021

Both involve recalling an event, but reminiscing is more about a collection of fond memories from the past. For example: The Smith family reunion is every year at Lake Tahoe. Reminiscing would be recalling where they hiked, cooking together, and…

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How to redirect anxiety and agitation with new residents in the care home?

March 18, 2021

When moving into a new environment, behaviors can arise with anxiety and agitation. This is often a result from trying to make sense out how they ended up at this new location and where their family is? Here are some…

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How does music help recall your memories?

March 10, 2021

Music can trigger long forgotten wonderful memories and boost your mood. Music has been proven to promote better health and keeping a higher level of functioning, even happiness.

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How to start the conversation about in home care with my parents?

March 5, 2021

Tips for the conversation : *Find out what is important for your loved one to continue to live in their home? *Avoid acting like a parent *Any resistance may be a result of fear of losing control *Put yourself in…

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3 ways to re-direct exit seeking behavior

February 28, 2021

1. Identify the time of day when the behavior is at its peek. Offer activities and physical exercise to reduce agitation, anxiety and restlessness. 2. Offer reassurance. Do they feel lost? or confused? 3. Ensure all basic needs are met.…

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