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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.

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.

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.
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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.

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Elderly advocate, caregiver, caregiver burnout, prevention, self care, aging parent

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.
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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.

Activity is a form of therapy for people with Alzheimer or other dementia. 4 reasons engagement is so important for people with dementia.
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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.

How Common is Alzheimer's Disease? Learn more for #Alzheimer Awareness month.
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Alzhiemers Awareness 2017 - How Common is Alzheimer's Disease?

How Common is Alzheimer's Disease? Learn more for #Alzheimer Awareness month.

An #Alzheimer activity that works - 24 piece large piece puzzle.

Patients with Alzheimer memory loss are helped by large piece puzzles

An #Alzheimer activity that works - 24 piece large piece puzzle.

Most people know someone with an #Alzheimer diagnosis. #MindStart gives new ideas for activities and care. www.mind-start.com
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Alzheimer's in America

Alzheimer's is much more common than people might realize. Almost everyone knows someone touched. How can we help? Start to understand dementia.

What do you need to know about Alzheimers disease? #AlzheimersAwareness

Alzheimer's Awareness month 2017

Alzheimer's disease is more common than people think and is often misunderstood. Find out what you need to know to increase your Alzheimer's Awareness at htt...

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
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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

People with dementia live in the moment now, as they may not remember the before or can't anticipate the future. Helpful advice for caregivers.
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MindStart Products are Ideal Activities for Alzheimer's and Dementia

People with dementia live in the moment now, as they may not remember the before or can't anticipate the future. Helpful advice for caregivers.

Facts and myths about dementia everyone should know.

What Is Dementia? | Global Medical Education

Facts and myths about dementia everyone should know.

Making Your Home Dementia Friendly - The Diary of An Alzheimer's Caregiver

Making Your Home Dementia Friendly - The Diary of An Alzheimer's Caregiver

Making Your Home Dementia Friendly - The Diary of An Alzheimer's Caregiver

Our baby station at work for our residents with dementia. www.dementia-by-day.com

Dementia By Day Content

Our baby station at work for our residents with dementia. www.dementia-by-day.com

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.

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.

How and why  MindStart products work best to provide therapeutic activities for people with dementia.

MindStart Dementia Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Music Therapy

How and why MindStart products work best to provide therapeutic activities for people with dementia.