Visual Stimulation and Reminisce Therapy For Alzheimer’s Should Be A Part Of Care Plan

Communication with a person with Alzheimer’s requires patience, understanding and good listening skills. Typically with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, people lose short term memory first, but are still able to recall older memories. It is best to also incorporate visual cues. A colorful stimulation can have the added benefit of stimulating a memory. For an example Read More

Alzheimer and Dementia Patients Are Highly Sensitive To Their Environment

A soothing, calming atmosphere is helpful for everybody. For a person with dementia, it can help minimize their confusion and help them to concentrate and rest. There are a number of factors you should consider when creating the perfect environment for a person living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Noise or Silence – Sound, including background Read More

How to Make a Hospital Stay Easier for Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia.

Since physical problems increase with age, the likelihood of hospitalization also increases. If your loved one has Alzheimer’s or Dementia a hospitalization can be disruptive and frightening. Keep in mind that hospitals are not typically well-designed for patients with dementia, in many cases hospital staff have limited training in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias which Read More

DIY Engagement activities for Alzheimer’s and Dementia family members

Memories are our most valuable possession these DIY engagement activities will help make today brighter and more meaningful by providing personalized engagement and redirection that increases social and cognitive interactions for your family member. COPY ME ACTIVITY: A simple activity where 1 player creates a pattern the other copies it – good for targeting visual-perceptual/spatial Read More