Simple Dementia Care Anyone Can Give

Caring for someone with dementia can be mentally and physically exhausting — but equally rewarding. The good news is that there are a lot of ways people with dementia can be cared for that anyone can do. You can use your creative skills, learn new ones and form fulfilling relationships with the person or people you care for.

Below are some ideas for simple dementia care that anyone can provide – no expertise is required.

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Help with everyday tasks

Although dementia is commonly associated with memory problems – other symptoms like difficulty concentrating, planning and judging distances are frequently experienced. Moods and emotions can also be tricky for someone with dementia to navigate. All these problems can affect completing the everyday tasks they used to find easy to do.

You can help someone with dementia by keeping them involved with tasks such as:

  • Shopping
  • Caring for pets and plants
  • Eating and drinking

These tasks are regular but can become difficult for someone with dementia. You can help with planning and aiding their memory, plus providing company for someone, no matter what they are doing, is always appreciated.

Ways to help with shopping include:

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