Monthly Archives: January 2013

Reminiscence in Dementia: Sensory Boxes

For those who have a loved one with dementia, the disease can be devastating. Standing by and watching a loved one lose their memory and independence can create feelings of powerlessness and helplessness. However, it is important to remember that … Continue reading

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Reminiscence in Dementia: Memory Books

Dementia affects a significant portion of elderly individuals and is typically a debilitating condition, causing anxiety and confusion in the individual with dementia and stress for family members and caregivers as they see their loved one’s memory and ability to … Continue reading

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Speech-Language Therapy: Preparing for an Evaluation

If you or a loved one are having difficulty with speech, language, or swallowing, you may have considered seeking the services of a speech-language pathologist. Arranging a speech-language evaluation is a critical first step on the road to improved communication, … Continue reading

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The Speech-Language Therapy Evaluation

If you or a loved one is experiencing difficulty with speech (pronunciation), language (the words they are using to say what they want to say), or any aspect of communication, you may want to consider seeking the services of a … Continue reading

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Dementia: Mealtime Strategies

This month, we’ve been discussing some of the speech, language and swallowing complications that can develop for a person with dementia and how a speech-language pathologist can help. Last week, we delved into some of the specific issues that may … Continue reading

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