The holiday season is filled with comfort and joy and sometimes, a bit of stress … maybe even a lot of stress for families that are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Holiday traditions like decorating, gift exchanges, baking [View More]
Updated: November 24, 2021 - Thank you to everyone who contacted the New Jersey Department of Health and the Commissioner to request that New Jersey’s long-term care visitation guidelines be updated to follow the November 12 recommendations issued by the [View More]
Over the recent Father’s Day weekend, Alzheimer’s New Jersey Board member and endurance cyclist Andy Dunberg challenged himself to cycle non-stop solo for 48 hours to raise awareness and $50,000 for Alzheimer’s New Jersey Programs.
As you continue to remain indoors, are you seeing more agitation and anxiety in the person with dementia? Maybe more outbursts, pacing, repetitiveness? As mentioned in previous tips, these behaviors could be due to many factors including a change in routine, medical issues, or his/her ability to sense your agitation and anxiety.