Can we do anything about Wandering?
For caregivers of individuals with dementia or cognitive impairments, wandering can be a significant concern. Wandering is defined as moving around without a specific destination or purpose, and it can put individuals at risk of injury or getting lost. However, there are several strategies that caregivers can use to prevent wandering and ensure the safety of their loved ones. First and foremost, it is essential to create a safe and secure living environment. This may involve installing locks on doors and windows or utilizing a security system. Removing any potential hazards, such as sharp objects or tripping hazards, from the home is also essential. Additionally, caregivers should consider utilizing…
10 Reasons You Should Be Coloring
Did you wake up one morning and say to yourself, "I think I'd like to be a caregiver cause that sounds like fun!" Yeah, I didn't think so. Most of us became caregivers because our loved ones needed help. Not necessarily because we WANTED to, it typically was because they needed us to. If you have a different reason or situation, let me know. Regardless of how or why, here we are, caring for another human. We're all doing the best we can in a position few feel qualified to do. Many of us did or are still doing a pretty good job of raising our kids, but caregiving for…
12 Simple Activities Requiring Little or No Money
Research has shown that providing activities during the day will cause less need for a long nap and better nighttime sleep.
6 Ways to Deal with Critical People
Constructive criticism is fine, but some people are so relentlessly negative that they can suck the joy out of life. No matter what happy news you might have, they are guaranteed to find the cloud to fit your silver lining. Here are 6 strategies you can use to deal with critical people. It’s a safe bet that it’s not you, it’s them. Some people just hug their negativity around them like a security blanket, and it colors their view of the world. They criticize everything because that suits them. Watch how they treat other people. It’s guaranteed they criticize everybody, not just you. Listen to The Message Is the person…