Posted on March 8, 2019 in Dementia CraftsHobbies and fun activities are an important part of healthy living. When a loved one is living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, crafts and engaging activities help them maintain their spirit and sense of self by providing an outlet for their own artistic choices.
Blog: Hospice Views
Posted on February 3, 2019 in Dementia CraftsValentine’s Day is all about expressions of love. That’s true even when the person you love may no longer connect in the ways they have in the past due to Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia.
Posted on January 16, 2019 in Dementia CraftsWhen winter’s chill makes getting outside difficult, birdwatching from a window can be the perfect activity for engaging someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. A simple homemade feeder like the craft below is all you need to get started in attracting a wide range of local birds to your yard during the winter when food supplies are scarce.
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.
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.