Category Archives: Cooking

Monitoring Systems – Household

Jim’s was visiting his mother last winter and walked into a very cold home in northern Wisconsin.  His mother had turned off the furnace by mistake and the indoor temperature was 50 degrees.  He was shocked that his mother was not even … Continue reading

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Child Safety Knob Covers

There may come a time when you feel that it’s no longer safe for the person to use the stove. It’s never easy making this decision and it can be even harder figuring out a kind way to limit the … Continue reading

Posted in Agitation and the Environment, Cooking, Forgetting, Late Stage, Mid Stage | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Cooking, Early Stage, Forgetting, Mid Stage | 5 Comments