Electronic Tags for Dementia Patients

The UK Alzheimer’s Society recently announced, “Electronic tagging has the potential to offer benefits to people with dementia and their carers.” Citing practical and ethical issues yet to be fully addressed, the Society suggested further research and urged striking a balance between the benefits of tracking a patient prone to wandering and the potential civil […]

Successful Meals With Alzheimer’s

Those of us who’ve provided care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease know about the challenges of maintaining proper nutrition — let alone getting through a traditional sit-down meal. In response, many give up on getting together around the table, opting for simple hand-held snacks or takeout. But with some planning, sit-down, table meals can […]

What’s up with Grandma? – Dementia, Dehydration or Drugs: From the Desk of CEO Kevin Sypniewski

Recently, Elizabeth Cohen of CNN wrote an article about is “Grandma drugged up?” While the title was alarming, the reality was even more disturbing. I sent this article to our team at AGIS. The response was shocking. I immediately heard back from three employees that have had this experience in their own family. I got […]