Category Archives: Early Stage

Stove Safety: Helping a Person Cook

Many of you write to me requesting more information on stove safety. Usually it’s a scorched pot or two that raises an alarm. It’s often challenging knowing whether it’s still safe for a person with dementia to cook on their own. A … Continue reading

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Memory Cues

Memory Cues — Helping Them Remember In the early to mid-stages, memory cues like reminder signs can act as the person’s external brain when they no longer remember on their own. When my mother was forgetting her doctor’s appointments, a … Continue reading

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