Monthly Archives April 2020

How to Provide Dementia Care during COVID-19 & Beyond

Caring for someone with dementia can be difficult under “typical” circumstances. With daily life so heavily affected by the coronavirus pandemic, it is important to know how to continue to provide care for your loved one with dementia. Here are 5 considerations when caring for your loved one during COVID-19:   1. Encouraging safe hygiene practices The Alzheimer’s Association has stated that having dementia has shown no connection for increased risk of contracting COVID-19. However, certain dementia-related behaviors may lead a person with dementia to be more vulnerable. Help with Washing Hands in Dementia Care. A person with dementia may
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7 Ways Healthcare Workers Can Stay Sane During COVID-19

If you work in healthcare, chances are you know how to wash your hands and cover your cough. Your biggest challenge right now is to stay sane while meeting the increased demands of your work and home life.   Easy Tips for Staying Sane During the Coronavirus Pandemic No matter how you slice it, you’ve got a lot on your plate. As a healthcare worker, you need a quick dose of sanity to get you through your day. #1. Name your emotions. Working in healthcare, we often find ourselves pushing our own thoughts and feelings aside so we can focus
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