Posted on February 10, 2021 in Dementia CraftsCrafts are a beautiful way to create a fun and engaging activity for a loved one with dementia who is cooped up at home this winter. They don’t have to be anything fancy. In fact, it’s often best to use basic supplies you have around the house to keep the preparation levels low.
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Posted on January 13, 2021 in Dementia CraftsWinter months stuck in the house can be tedious. Simple crafts can be an easy way to break up the day and engage your loved one with dementia. This simple snowman candle craft turns everyday items from around the house into a cute decoration. It creates a shared fun activity and adds a bit of light to dark winter days.
Posted on December 10, 2020 in Dementia CraftsThe holidays can be a bittersweet time for families caring for a loved one with dementia. This year’s pandemic has added a new level of challenges for family caregivers. Simple crafts can be a welcome distraction to engage your loved one with a special activity that celebrates the season.
Posted on November 12, 2020 in Dementia CraftsThanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s probably going to look a little different this year as families take proper precautions to protect each other from COVID-19, but it should still be a day to connect with your family however you can.
Posted on October 15, 2020 in Dementia CraftsCrafts are a wonderful activity to do with a loved one with dementia. In this blog series, we’ve listed a wide range of reasons. Crafts help with coordination and dexterity. Crafts can give someone with dementia a sense of accomplishment.
Posted on September 10, 2020 in Dementia CraftsCrafting is often touted as a way to relax, but it can do more than that for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Working on crafts can help keep minds engaged and provide a new way for families to connect through a shared experience.