The Different Types of Dementia

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability due to disease or injury. It affects memory, thinking, and judgment. It can also result in changes in mood and behavior. A person with dementia may have trouble remembering familiar people, places, or things....

The Emotional Challenges of Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain and results in cognitive decline and impaired functioning. The disease can be highly challenging for individuals and their families and friends. As the disease progresses,...
Dementia: Triggering Challenging Behavior

Dementia: Triggering Challenging Behavior

Teepa Snow is widely known in senior care circles for her expertise in dealing with dementia. As her website states (teepasnow.com), Teepa’s life mission is to shed a positive light on dementia. Through speaking engagements and dementia workshops, Teepa has educated...
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care: Tips for Daily Tasks

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care: Tips for Daily Tasks

Caregiving for those with Alzheimer’s or other dementia is challenging. While the plans and strategies may change over time, there are some basic tips to help meet your daily goals. The Mayo Clinic has outlined these great tips in the article below: Alzheimers...
Become A Professional Caregiver!

Become A Professional Caregiver!

Tia Johnson, American author & speaker, said “To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.” We, at Covenant Caregivers, couldn’t agree more. The senior adults we serve have led remarkable lives full of honors and accomplishments, so to...