Delirium is a serious disturbance in mental abilities that results in confused thinking and reduced awareness of the environment. The start of delirium is usually rapid — within hours or a few days...
The first step in managing aggressive behavior is to try and understand what the client is feeling and what they were triggered by...
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurologic disorder that causes the brain to shrink (atrophy) and brain cells to die. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia.
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity.Classified medically as a mental and behavioral disorder, the experience of depression affects a person's thoughts, behavior, motivation.
Establish a daily routine. Some tasks, such as bathing or medical appointments, are easier when the person is most alert and refreshed. Allow some flexibility for spontaneous activities.
Older age is normatively associated with losses in physical, cognitive, and social domains. Despite these losses, older adults often report higher levels of well-being than do younger adults․․․
Caregiving can cause major changes in family dynamics. Physical, emotional, social and financial issues can arise, affecting the roles,
Fear is the word we use to describe our emotional reaction to something that seems dangerous....