Activities

"Person Centered Care" - Michelle Dhanak, MD speaking in Napa, CA August 22, 2018

Dr. Michelle Dhanak of ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine will be speaking at Collibria Care Napa about Person Centered Care and interventions to manage difficult behaviors in dementia.

Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Time: 12;00-2:00 

Location: Collabria Care 414 South Jefferson St. Napa, CA

For more information: nmalhotra@collabriacare.org or (707) 258-9087

The Connected Horse Project at Stanford

The Connected Horse Project at Stanford

This program is the first of its kind to support people living with young onset dementia diagnoses and their care partners through equine-guided activities focusing on mindfulness, self-awareness, and verbal and nonverbal communication

 

 

Should Elders with Dementia Have Sex?

Should Elders with Dementia Have Sex?

"I’m sorry this is just not the behavior of an experienced politician. It’s also not the behavior of a person whose brain is working normally."  When dementia is involved, sexuality can be very complicated.

Just Walk!

Just Walk!

Even if you walk slowly, even if you walk uncertainly, even if your joints are a little sore, even if you’re a little afraid of falling, even if walking makes you tired, just walk! 

A Reclining Wheelchair is not a Luxury

A  Reclining Wheelchair is not a Luxury

When you have a frail, elderly person who is having lots of trouble getting around, it’s important to get him out of bed each day, just to move around and retain what strength he can. It’s most convenient to transfer the patient from bed to a wheelchair. But if the patient really can’t walk any more, then that patient should use a reclining wheelchair if at all possible