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Podcast: When the person you're caring for is your spouse

Podcast: When the person you're caring for is your spouse

Posted by Posted by Rachael Wonderlin - Dementia By Day on 2019 Dec 5th

They used to help you make big decisions, but now you're left to make the big choices for BOTH of you. Caregiving for a partner is hard work. Listen in to hear what makes it different from other types … read more
Blog: Socialization is important for people with dementia

Blog: Socialization is important for people with dementia

Posted by Posted by Rachael Wonderlin - Dementia By Day on 2019 Nov 27th

Jean had become pretty isolated in Assisted Living. Her dementia had progressed, and suddenly the other women were picking on her about it. Because she did not live in a Dementia Care environment, Jea … read more
Podcast: How to win an argument with someone with dementia

Podcast: How to win an argument with someone with dementia

Posted by Posted by Rachael Wonderlin - Dementia By Day on 2019 Nov 27th

The real answer is this: we can’t “win” an argument with someone living with dementia. Here’s how, why, and what to do instead:Learn more on the latest episode of my podcast! - only 15 min long! … read more
Blog: How to find the right community

Blog: How to find the right community

Posted by Posted by Rachael Wonderlin - Dementia By Day on 2019 Nov 27th

I’m often asked, “When should you move someone to a care community?” My simplest answer is this: if you’ve been thinking about it, it’s probably been time.What I find is that many caregivers consider … read more
Blog: How to stop quizzing people with dementia in 5 steps

Blog: How to stop quizzing people with dementia in 5 steps

Posted by Posted by Rachael Wonderlin - Dementia By Day on 2019 Nov 27th

You know what it means to “quiz” someone with dementia, even if you don’t call it that. Quizzing means that you try to get your loved one with dementia to tell you something that you already know, or … read more