Posted on December 20, 2018 in Dementia CraftsThe holidays are a beautiful time for families to gather together to celebrate their past and their present. When a loved one has dementia, they may struggle with the recent past, but they can often share stories of their youth. Take the time to listen.
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Posted on November 14, 2018 in Dementia CraftsThanksgiving is a cherished holiday because of its focus on family and tradition. When someone in your family is coping with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, it’s important to plan ahead so you can have a holiday gathering that meets your loved one’s needs.
Posted on October 18, 2018 in Dementia CraftsIf you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, holidays can cause new challenges as you break from your routine for festivities and visits with friends and family.
Posted on September 20, 2018 in Dementia CraftsEven as summer’s warmth lingers on in parts of the country, the signs of autumn are in the air as the leaves begin to change color, pumpkin spice hits the store shelves, and the sun sets a little earlier each day.
Posted on August 2, 2018 in Dementia CraftsCrafts for dementia patients are more than just an exercise to keep them busy. These creative activities stimulate the brain, stir memories, and can provide an opportunity for connection.
Posted on July 18, 2018 in Dementia CraftsWith summer’s soaring temperatures, dehydration is always a concern. However, when an individual has dementia, the risk becomes much greater as they may forget to take a drink. Even if they feel parched, an individual with advanced dementia may not be able to process that sensation and know that a drink of water could help.