Two Minute Activities for Dementia Care
During your working hours, you will see many clients outside of programmed activities; seize the opportunity and engage with them. It will only take a minute or two and can transform someone's state of mind and lift their spirits more than you can imagine.
Best Movies and TV Shows for Alzheimer's Patients
Best Movies and TV Shows for Alzheimer's Patients we often associate a film or TV show with the good (or bad) times in our lives. For people with Alzheimer’s, those links between certain movies and memories are not necessarily lost. In fact, movies can help bring back some of the best memories and even spark conversation.
How to Plan Music Activities for Dementia Care
Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control.
15 Activities for Late-Stage Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's Disease affects people in different ways. Rather than focusing on the disease and impairment, we should aim to identify each person's strengths and remaining abilities and find activities to support these. Here are 15 Activities For Late-Stage Alzheimer's Disease.
5 Tips To Cope With Answering The Same Questions Over and Over - Dealing With Dementia Symptoms
5 Tips To Cope With Answering The Same Questions Over and Over - Dealing With Dementia Symptoms... One of the most annoying Alzheimer and dementia symptoms is your loved one asking repetitive questions. Here are 5 helpful ways we have found to keep our sanity as a family and make Mom feel less anxious!
Ask DrB: Lessons From a Dementia Caregiver-Part 5 The Power of Redirection | Dr. Michelle Bengtson
Dealing with the impact of a loved one's memory loss can be frustrating. This husband caregiver of a wife with dementia shares what he has found helpful in decreasing frustration.
Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care
Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.