For most, the holiday season is chock full of fond memories and anticipation. We look forward to quality time spent reminiscing and bonding with loved ones. For people living with dementia, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can be a challenge. While they may not be able to participate in traditional rituals like complex cooking or storytelling, they can still find meaning and connection with slight modifications. Follow along to learn more about how you can create a more joyous experience for all. Keep
As a home care agency, we want to spotlight the seriousness of falls and help change the conversation surrounding them. On the first day of fall, September 22, 2021, we’re holding a webinar titled Reducing Falls and Fall-Related Injuries for People With Neurological Disorders. Keep
ComForCare’s DementiaWise® Program is recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association® for incorporating evidenced-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas: Alzheimer’s and dementia, person-centered care, assessment and care planning, activities of daily living, and behaviors and communication. Keep
Lately, it takes a lot to get a smile from Tamila Kazimov. The 74-year-old from Lakeway, TX, is suffering from oral cancer and mild dementia. But daughter-in-law Desiree Kazimov knows there is one way to light up Tamila’s face and get her toes tapping: a virtual visit from the Music Man. The Music Man, Steve Toll, is the national director of Music & Special Programs for ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care. Keep
Join us Wednesday, March 31 from 1pm - 2:30pm EST.
Heather McKay, PhD, OT/L, dementia care specialist, will present Understanding the Three D's: Dementia, Delirium and Depression." Awareness of the "three Ds" and a willingness to investigate a variety of causes will facilitate improved treatment of outcome for any patient with confusion or an altered mental status. Keep
Steve Toll, care enhancement specialist and musician, talks about how music triggers memories, not only of the song and the performer, but also how we were feeling at the time we heard it, the people we were with and the events that were happening. Keep
Steve Toll sings tunes from the 30s to the 60s in a quest to connect with seniors and those living with dementia through music and conversation. When COVID-19 hit, Steve started getting on Facebook daily to help engage and connect with seniors who are sheltering-in-place.
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