Tips to Manage Sundowning

Hello everyone, “‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…” But perhaps, some your residents are? People with dementia often struggle with restlessness, agitation, irritability or confusion that can begin or worsen in late afternoon and early evening, and can continue into the night. Commonly […]

Avoiding ‘Talking Traps’

Hello everyone, We came across this brief article last week and thought you might like to share it with staff and family members. It offers some simple tips to keep in mind when speaking with someone who has dementia, and includes examples of responses that can help the person feel they are being heard. Click […]