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Napkin Rings: Activities for Dementia Patients

As we approach Thanksgiving and other family holidays, it’s natural for families with a loved one with dementia to feel trepidatious about upcoming gatherings. They are thankful to be able to celebrate another holiday with their loved one, but they are also well aware that the noise, crowds, and change in routine can be upsetting to someone with dementia.
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Fall Wreath: Activities for Dementia Patients

After the heat of summer, the cooler temperatures of fall can be a welcome relief. If a loved one with dementia has stayed inside with the air conditioning, they can now enjoy outdoor activities and get in some walks in the fresh air.
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Garden Stones: Activities for Dementia Patients

Gardening is a wonderful, stress-reducing activity for a loved one with dementia that provides exercise and mental stimulation benefiting both them and their caregivers. By working in the garden together, family caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer’s can improve their connection and level of engagement.
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Butterfly Mobile: Activities for Dementia Patients

Fun crafts and activities for someone with dementia can help them feel more engaged and give family members a new way to connect with them. When a loved one is living with Alzheimer’s disease, the world around them can twist from a place of familiarity to a place of uncertainty and confusion. Creating a comfortable atmosphere helps prevent this from happening.
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