Guest Post: The Benefits of Animals for People Living With Dementia

The unconditional love and support that pets provide can be a great help to people with dementia. Sean Whiting, Director of country outfitters and pet supply store Houghton Country, explains how. Domestic animals like dogs and cats, as well as birds, rabbits, guinea pigs, and even lizards, provide routine and a sense of responsibility to…

How to Find the BEST Digital Care Planning Software

Health and social care sectors are adopting more technology. Care facilities are increasingly switching from a paper-based care planning process to digital ones. There are many digital care planning software providers, each one offering various features and functionality.  So, how do you choose? Well, no two care providers are the same, so it would be…

Guest Post: Arts & Crafts for People with Alzheimer’s

Caregiving for dementia patients requires a lot of patience, flexibility, and sticking to a scheduled routine. It’s not easy by a longshot, but helping a dementia patient feel more relaxed and less confused is important. Your patient may be mostly independent with momentary lapses, or entirely dependent on you, depending on how far along their…

Dementia in the Digital World: An interview with Wendy Mitchell

In a recent interview discussing digital health and care services for elderly adults, the Director of Digital and Service Transformation at ALLIANCE, Zahid Deen, said something quite impactful. Deen said that unfortunately, it is often the users, the people who actually benefit from digital health and social services, whose voices and experiences are overlooked because…