Alzheimers Care Colorado Blog

When Alzheimers is part of your life, whether personally or with someone you love, it’s important to have resources to turn to, and that’s why we created the Alzheimers Care Colorado blog.  Let us be a resource for basics on caring for a loved one with Alzheimers, understanding your options, and how to manage this illness.

Sexuality

Sexuality Alzheimer’s disease changes the functioning of a person’s brain. When that happens, the person’s sexual behavior can change. Some people may forget appropriate public behavior and undress or fondle themselves. Some may use vulgar words or act sexually...

Respite Care Guide

Finding What’s Best for You Everyone needs a break. If you are a caregiver, you may need a break from caregiving tasks. If you have dementia, you may want a break from the daily routine and have the opportunity to meet others who share some of the same challenges....

Alzheimer-Personal-Care

Personal Care Assisting the person with dementia with changing daily needs People with dementia slowly become less able to take care of themselves. At first, a person may need only prompting or a little help, but eventually caregivers will become responsible for all...

Alzheimer Late Stage Care

Understanding Alzheimer Late Stage Care Providing care and comfort during the late stage of Alzheimer’s diseases Alzheimer late-stage care can be a hard time for all involved.  The late stage of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias may last from several weeks to...

Alzheimer-Incontinence

Incontinence Many people with dementia have loss of bladder or bowel control (incontinence). Causes include inability to recognize natural urges, forgetting where the bathroom is or side effects from medicine. Have the doctor rule out medical problems as the cause....

Hospitalization

Staying at a hospital can make anyone feel anxious and upset. The experience can be especially traumatic for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. The change from home to an unfamiliar environment and the added stress caused by other medical...

Alzheimer-Holidays

Holidays For most families, holidays are filled with opportunities for togetherness, sharing, laughter and memories. But holidays can also be filled with stress, disappointment and sadness. Because of the changes he or she has experienced, the person with Alzheimer’s...

Alzheimer Health Care Decisions

Your Right to Make Health Care Decisions in Colorado This article informs you about your right to make health care decisions, including the right to accept or refuse medical treatment. It explains the following advance directives and related subjects: Medical Durable...

Alzheimer Hallucinations

Understanding the difference between Alzheimer hallucinations and delusions is important. A delusion is defined as a false idea, sometimes originating in a misinterpretation of a situation. For example, when individuals with dementia have a delusion, they think that...


Sheryl Thompson, R.N.

Sheryl Thompson, R.N., CMIS-I is dedicated full time to making Assured Assisted Living the best Memory Care facility in our region. She visits every prospective resident prior to moving in to begin the assessment and care planning process.

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