Dementia in public: how to cope with negative reactions to your loved ones dementia behaviours

Dementia in public how to cope with negative reactions

People with dementia have few inhibitions and can suffer from outbursts of rage, attacks of extreme fear, and even incontinence. The unpredictability of the disease can make trips out feel intimidating. Reactions from the general public can range from kind and supportive, to ignorant and unhelpful.  Here are some small steps you can take to … Continue reading Dementia in public: how to cope with negative reactions to your loved ones dementia behaviours

5 meal ideas to keep food interesting while healing from a gastric bypass

Smoothie with avocado

Immediately after gastric bypass surgery the recommended diet is bland clear liquids to allow your stomach to heal. But as it heals, and you can increase the texture of foods consumed, the reality sets in that eating is very different now. With smaller portions and several months of soft foods ahead of you, suddenly meals … Continue reading 5 meal ideas to keep food interesting while healing from a gastric bypass