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.
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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.
Posted on June 29, 2020 in Dementia CraftsTypically, summer is a time of celebration. A time when we all stock up on burgers, hot dogs, and our favorite potluck ingredients. We invite family and friends over for picnics, barbecues, and reunions.
Posted on March 11, 2020 in Dementia CraftsFor family caregivers who are longing for spring, March can feel like a tease. The occasional early crocus appears on the lawn, but trees remain stubbornly bare. Days finally grow longer, but the weather can be unpredictable – jumping from warm and breezy to cold and snowy.
Posted on February 20, 2020 in Dementia CraftsWinter’s long, dark days can be a difficult time for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Chilly days and icy sidewalks can limit time outdoors, forcing caregivers to get creative with engaging activities for their loved one with dementia.