Aug 01, 2023

Video Series - Tips for Managing Alzheimer's and Dementia Symptoms

Dementia care at home

Research shows that individuals – including those living with dementia – want to stay at home. That goal may become difficult for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. This video series provides tips from Dr. Lakelyn Hogan Eichenberger, Home Instead gerontologist and caregiver advocate, to help you be the best care partner so your loved one may enjoy living at home safely.

Avoiding Kitchen Hazards

Learn the risks of kitchen hazards such as burns at the stove and spoiled food in the fridge, and help family caregivers understand what they can do to keep a loved one safe.

Safety-Proofing Bathrooms

This video helps explain the importance of installing grab bars and incorporating other safety measures to keep seniors safe.

General Home Safety Tips

Understand the importance of conducting a home assessment and incorporating safety tips to ensure a loved one living with dementia is safe.

Tips for Bathing

Find out how family caregivers can help their loved one with dementia manage the personal tasks of bathing and showering.

Managing Incontinence

This video helps the family caregiver assist a loved one living with dementia with the challenging issue of incontinence.

Wandering and Home Safety

Find suggestions for helping an aging adult avoid the dementia symptom of wandering and remain safe at home.

Coping with Agitation and Aggression

This video helps explain why individuals with a dementia illness become agitated or aggressive, and how a care partner can help.

Navigating Hallucinations and Delusions

Learn why individuals with a dementia illness may experience hallucinations and delusions, and how a care partner can help.

Ways to Handle Inappropriate Behaviors

This video helps explain why individuals with a dementia illness may exhibit sexually expressive and inappropriate behaviors, and how care partners can respond.

Person-Centered Dementia Care

Home Instead Care Professionals are trained using a one-of-a-kind protocol for Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Our person-centered approach honors your loved one and preserves their dignity.

Caregiver and senior looking at tablet

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