It is common for someone who is living with dementia to deny they are experiencing any cognitive issues. There could be many reasons for this. They could be lacking insight, or are flat-out denying it. When we’re unable to recognize changes in our behavior or personality, this can cause problems further down the line. If a loved one is continuing to deny that they have dementia, or they are refusing to go into care, it’s important to help in the right ways. How can you help a dementia patient refusing to go into care?

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Summer is here, fireflies are lighting up the night, barbecue grills are smoking, and kids are running barefoot in the yards of Overland Park and Kansas City. But it’s not all fun and games in the summer. Elderly people in particular are vulnerable to heat waves—this population having experienced a significant increase in cardiovascular deaths related to heat waves since 1999.

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Whether you’re in a situation where you still have to go to work every day, or you just need some part-time respite, you may decide you’d like some assistance with your role as caring for a person who has Alzheimer’s (or other form of dementia). Adult day care services from Thoughtful Care specialize in caring for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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