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Dementia Unpaid Bills

Dementia & (Loss of) Independence

Independence: freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others. (Dictionary.com)
I say “dementia,” and you probably think “memory loss!” That’s true–as far as it goes. A more comprehensive way to think of it is “dementia=the whole brain is under attack.”

Looking at it this way, one of the most obvious manifestations […]

Changes In Home Environment

Changes in the home environment offer clues that something is amiss. The following situations indicate a need for quick intervention.

1. Suddenly writing checks for large amounts to unknown persons/unusual banking practices. People with cognitive impairment are particularly susceptible to phone scams. Monitor check registers and/or online banking to catch problems quickly. Better yet, assist with […]