As our parents age, we often find ourselves taking on new roles to ensure they’re well taken care of. If your parent is living with dementia, it’s important to understand how to best provide for them.
Caring for a parent with dementia can be challenging, but there are ways to make it easier. First, you need to understand what dementia is and how it affects your parent. Dementia is a decline in cognitive function due to disease or injury. This can cause your parent trouble with memory, language, and thinking. They may also have changes in mood and behavior. It’s therefore important to be patient with your parent and to try to understand what they are going through.Continue reading