Last week I watched a news report out of Canada that told a different type of story about Alzheimer’s and dementia. It told the kind of dementia story you almost never see in primetime news — a joyful story.
Building a Pro-Aging Community Through the Blogstream By Dr. Bill Thomas What is the ChangingAging Blogstream? Who is it for and what is its purpose? I believe the Blogstream is going to play an important role in the future of aging in America. Dr. Bill Thomas on TEDxSF Alive! — It’s A Design Problem By […]
Reducing reliance on so-called “chemical restraints” in Alzheimer’s and dementia care is a corner-stone of the culture change movement and patient-centered care. Powerful antipsychotic drugs are given to a quarter of all nursing home patients, in most cases as an attempt … Continue reading →
— Challenging the warehousing of older adults who need chronic care. [UPI] — ‘When Dementia Drains the Pocketbook’ a sober look at financial competence. [NYT New Old Age blog] — Finances: How to determine if you’re ready for retirement. [The Consumer Boomer] — Caregivers need unisex bathrooms when caring for opposite gender. [ElderCareLink] — Death […]