Making this Independence Day a family event with someone who has Alzheimer's or another form of dementia? Whether you're celebrating big-time or just looking to be quietly festive together on the Fourth, these tips can help:

Focus on mood, not memories

Being asked about...

June 26, 2017

Summer is here and the days continue to get hotter. Families often look forward to getting outside and enjoying the warm weather, but a number of common prescription medications can complicate having fun in the sun. It is important to be more mindful of medication side...

Larry Hayes, Director; Gladys Commes, Asst. Director and Cheri Hayes (not pictured) of the Southern Utah Harley Owners Group (S.U.H.O.G.) presented LuAnn Lundquist, Founder and Executive Director of Memory Matters Utah/Nevada, with a check for $1000. from the inaugural...

June 15, 2017

When choosing a new home for a person with dementia, it is important to keep in mind some basic guidelines.

While the decision to seek residential care may be difficult, the following tips are meant to help you stay focused on the task at hand.

Tips on How to Find Dement...

June 12, 2017

There’s a warning sign at our local airport. I suspect it was inspired by a conversation a staff member had with my mother.

Some years back, post 9/11, I was queueing with Mom at the airline ticketing counter. As I lifted her luggage onto the scales, the friendly staffe...

When an individual is diagnosed with dementia, one of the first concerns that families and caregivers face is whether or not that person should drive. A diagnosis of dementia may not mean that a person can no longer drive safely. In the early stages of dementia, some—t...

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