How Alzheimer’s Patients Can Stay Home, With Love and Planning

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis may break your heart, especially if the diagnosis falls on someone you love. Many spouses, children, and grandchildren step valiantly up to the plate when a relative becomes cognitively disabled. These heroic family members often decide to...

Dementia and Emotional Memory

Individual challenged by dementia have strong emotional memories. They remember how you make them feel, even if they don’t remember your exact words. You can use the power of their emotional memory to build relationships with them.   Use Emotional Memory...

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...