Recent Study Concludes that a Personalized Music Playlist has a Positive Outcome on Older Adults with Dementia

Dementia affects over 5 million people in the United States. Facilities that are overworked and understaffed sometimes characterize behaviors of older people with dementia as “resistant behavior.” Nursing homes and long-term care facilities jump to chemical restraints (drugs) to manage what they characterize as “disruptive” behavior of dementia residents, when in reality dementia residents do…

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Nursing Home Employees Caught Torturing Dementia Patients’ Comfort Dolls

It still shocks me every time I read a story of nursing home employees caught doing unthinkable acts. This case involves two employees of a nursing home in England who videotaped each other bullying dementia patients by torturing their comfort dolls. Comfort dolls is a form of doll therapy for dementia patients which gives them…

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