Mother's Day Gifts Appropriate for Dementia
Get ideas for mother's day gifts for the mom with dementia, including sensory or comfort items, music, books, plus ways to spend special time together.
Ask DrB: Lessons From a Dementia Caregiver-Part 3 Support Groups
In this interview with a caregiver husband of a wife diagnosed with dementia, he shares advice for someone just starting their journey. For him, the most important thing he did was join a support group for dementia patients and their families. In the meetings, attendees share their feelings, experiences, laughter and tears. But when you leave, you feel as if you are not alone.
Fidget Quilt #5
What a fantastic idea for a fidget blanket! Thread ribbon, with knotted ends, through small slits in fleece material. The person can pull back and forth on the different ends. Great for lower level dementia.
MindStart Dementia Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Music Therapy
Activity is a form of therapy for people with Alzheimer or other dementia. 4 reasons engagement is so important for people with dementia.
Alzheimer Activity - Helping with Outdoor Landscaping Chores
Outdoor activities for Alzheimer's or other dementia can include landscape chores, such as raking. Includes how to adapt the activity for different stages of dementia. #dementia #Alzheimer's
Dementia Activities - More Than Just Fun
Dementia activities help the person structure the day, give sense of purpose, and can help decrease behaviors. Appropriate activities can help ease the job for caregivers.