JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 44
Editor's Note: This is the next in a multi-part series on Habilitation Therpay for Alzheimer's and Dementia, all by our Director of Care, Deborah Bier, PhD.  These articles first appeared on www.PsychCentral.com, where Dr. Bier is their Alzhiemers & Dementia columnist. Psych Central is the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health social network.

Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Environmental Impact

While vigilance must be maintained and approaches honed as the disease progresses, simple but vital changes to the dementia patient’s environment can make a real difference in quality of life, safety and ability to function more independently. Applying our understanding of what isn’t working right in the visual cortex of the ADRD brain is central to creating the right interventions.

Here follow some concrete examples.... (see here for the rest of this article)