• Doctors and other healthcare professionals make up the heart of critical care for your loved one living with dementia. They work together with family, friends, and other trusted individuals to provide support during the patient’s life with the disease. It’s imperative that the dementia patient’s family develop and maintain clear channels of communication with professional […]

  • For those who care for Persons Living With Dementia (PLWDs), you’ve seen how quickly things can get out of hand, as the person in your care faces an obstacle and becomes upset and frustrated. This is common, and it’s a challenge for the care partner—because often, an escalation with the PLWD leads to an escalation […]

  • Dr. Tiney Ray discusses the common problem of sundowning.

  • Think about what happens when you have too much going on at one time. The TV’s blaring. Kids are asking permission to do things you’d rather they didn’t. The phone’s ringing and you’re getting a text. And you only have another 30 minutes to get dinner ready. Pretty overwhelming, isn’t it? Now think about doing […]

  • Dr. Tiney Ray of Lyght Bulb Moments discussed the value of Support Groups for the cargegivers of Persons Living With Dementia.

  • One typically doesn’t associated grief with someone who’s still living, and caregivers of Persons Living With Dementia my find themselves surprised at how they experience sudden feelings of grief. It’s a common occurrence. Because even though you may not have physically lost a loved one or a patient, you do see the loss of who […]

  • Caregiver stress is common among people who care for People Living With Dementia. Dr. Tiney Ray counsels families and professional caregivers on how to manage the stress. In this video, she shares some key ideas.  

  • During the pandemic, we often heard about how comorbidities (other diseases or conditions) could have an impact on a person’s ability to recover from COVID-19. Public service information on comorbidities opened many people’s eyes to how a long-term condition could directly affect others. And comorbidities are definitely something that must be taken into consideration with […]

  • I work with numerous nursing homes, assisted living, and other health care facilities to help professionals better understand how to be better care partners to persons living with dementia (PLWD). I use the Positive Approach to Care™ (PAC) developed by renowned Occupational Therapist Teepa Snow, which has proven to be the cutting-edge methodology for optimum […]