Posted on November 15, 2019 in Dementia CraftsAs 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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Posted on October 10, 2019 in Dementia CraftsHalloween is an exciting time of year for kids. But for families caring for a loved one with dementia, it can mean extra worries and safety concerns.
Posted on September 11, 2019 in Dementia CraftsAfter 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.
Posted on July 31, 2019 in Dementia CraftsCrafts are one of the best activities for a loved one with dementia. There are a wide range of possibilities suited to each individual’s interests and skill level – and the benefits are incredible.
Posted on July 17, 2019 in Dementia CraftsGardening 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.
Posted on June 20, 2019 in Dementia CraftsFun 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.