Eating & Dementia

Eating & Dementia

Dementia can affect memory, language, thinking skills, attention span, and perception. The loss of these functions can challenge eating and nutrition. Here are some tips to encourage adequate nutrition in someone with dementia: 1. Create the right dining environment...
The impact of dementia on children

The impact of dementia on children

Any family that receives the devastating news of a dementia diagnosis will have a period of adjustment and grief, but for those families with young children it can be a particularly difficult time. Often this age group is forgotten about when dementia is discussed,...
Cannabis and Dementia debate. Does it ease symptoms?

Cannabis and Dementia debate. Does it ease symptoms?

For years, many people have believed in the medicinal properties of cannabis. The drug has been used by individuals to treat everything from epilepsy to glaucoma and many sufferers believe their lives have been transformed by cannabis and its derivatives. However, it...