Difficult Behavior in Dementia and How to Deal with It

Difficult behavior associated with dementia is a common frustration for caregivers. As dementia increases frustration in the person you love, they can behave in unexpected or difficult ways.   There are seven common behavior challenges that most caregivers face at one...

Revera Alta Vista Hosts a Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop

Revera Alta Vista is hosting a Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop on Monday, September 11th at 7pm. Alta Vista is located at 751 Peter Morand Cres, Ottawa. Contact Catherine Armstrong at (613) 739-0909 to register for the Workshop . The Workshop   When someone you love...

Chartwell Hosts Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop

Chartwell retirement residences focus on “Making Lives Better”.   As part of Chartwell’s commitment to brain health, they are hosting the Fit Minds Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop.   The two-hour workshop will take place at the RA Centre in Ottawa...

Cleaner Air, Clearer Mind

Improving quality of life is important to do for a loved one living with dementia. Recent research has shown that the brains of Alzheimer’s patients contain high levels of a mineral called magnetite. Interestingly, this mineral is also found in dirty air. It is not...