Seniors using Technology Stay Home Longer, especially if they have early stage Alzheimer’s Smartphone technology and other wearable gadgets are hugely popular right now, and users have been realizing that no matter your lifestyle, these devices can assist with the ease of daily tasks and health. This technology isn’t just for the young or health-obsessed, […]
Those with dementia are unable to read the hands on a clock early in their disease.
Constant questioning about day and time are a common note from caregivers. This is usually due to the fact that reading the hands on a clock becomes impossible for the person with dementia. Digital Clocks help solve this problem until later stages when they lose a "sense of time."
This page has links to FREE Material available online for Caregivers of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients. Some are PDF files that you can read now and save to your computer for later reference. Some are forms that can be filled out and printed to save in your personal files. Beneath the Freebie items, I’ve included […]
My Mom fooled the doctor about her Memory – How does that happen? When my mom came to live with me, I changed her primary care physician to my own personal doctor. His office was near-by and I was already familiar with the office staff. Shortly afterwards, I phoned for an appointment so Dr. Smith […]
The Internal Clock When we can’t remember what happened in the past, we lose a “sense of time” or any expectation for the future. Even if the future is only a few minutes away. A “sense of time” is formed by multiple memories which create an “internal clock“ that tells us when it’s time to get […]
Alzheimer’s Digital Clock Keeps Time for those with Dementia An Alzheimer’s Digital Clock Keeps Time for those with dementia. Before my Mom’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis she lived alone and called me first thing every morning to ask the day and the time. Actually, she often called 5 or 6 times in the morning to learn the day, […]