We have designed the shopping experience of our store to make it easier for the Alzheimer's & dementia communities to find the products they need for their patients and loved ones.
You can choose to shop either by Stages (Early, Middle, Late), by Category, by browsing our entire store, or by our most popular products.
1. Maintain familiar mealtime routines, but adapt to the person’s
2: Give the person food choices, but limit the number of choices. Try to offer appealing foods that have familiar flavors, varied textures, and different colors.
3. Serve small portions or several small meals throughout the day. Make healthy snacks, finger foods, and shakes available. In the earlier stages of dementia, be aware of the possibility
4. Choose dishes and eating tools that promote independence. If the person has trouble using utensils, use a bowl instead of a plate, or offer utensils with large or built-up handles. Use
straws or cups with lids to make drinking easier.
Search for clinical trials and studies related to Alzheimer's, other dementias, mild cognitive impairment, and caregiving at the National Institute on Aging. DETAILS HERE
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Midnight Wonders~Family Friend Poems
I was tossing in my bed
in the midnight hour,
struggling to get a wink of sleep,
but my eyes lay on the clock tower.
I looked upon the dark sky;
it was adored with sparkling pearls,
which giggled at me
and put a shine to my curls.
I gazed at the chubby moon,
who was white and glistening like milk.
Gave me a lovely, motherly smile
through her lips as rosy pink.
Suddenly, I spotted a shooting star,
as fast as a bullet train.
Behind it was a trail of glittering dust,
which appeared as a long diamond chain.
The dark sky was a dominating evil queen,
who covered the world with her black cape,
captured the stars and the moon,
so their lovely light could not escape.
All these magnificent objects
made my mind calm.
My eyelids started drooping.
I was grateful for their wonderful charm.
Nature had arrived to aid me
when I was trying to catch sleep.
She, with her caring palms,
lulled me to a slumber, so deep...