Category Archives: Helpful Tips

Posts that share one of more helpful tips to improve caregiving.

A tip for caregivers: USE COTTON SHEETS AND BLANKETS.

While the microfiber sheets are pretty, soft, and warm, they trap moisture close to the skin and cause skin breakdown, bed sores, and yeast infections. My mom was always cold, especially in the winter months. And they have all of … Continue reading

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The power of music in dementia care

Music is very powerful, and research shows it is therapeutic for people with dementia. The Wisconsin Dementia Care System Redesign: A Plan for a Dementia-Capable Wisconsin (published earlier this year by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services) recommends the Music … Continue reading

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