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Craft Kits: Activities for Dementia Patients

When you are caring for a loved one with dementia, there can be a lot of challenges juggling their care with the rest of your life. Finding ways to engage with your loved one doesn't need to be one of those challenges.
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Magnet Craft: Activities for Dementia Patients

When planning a craft for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia, adjust the activity to suit their current skill set. For the magnet craft, some people with dementia will be able to follow and participate in every step. But others may need you to help with trimming the paper.
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Puffy Paint Window Clings: Activities for Dementia Patients

Winter can be an especially isolating time for individuals with dementia and their primary caregiver. The dangers of ice, snow, and cold limit opportunities for time outside and visits to break up the day. Simple crafts are an excellent way to engage with your loved one while staying safe indoors.
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Snowflake Ornament: Activities for Dementia Patients

Planning activities for a loved one with Alzheimer’s like an easy craft is a both a great way for family to connect with them while involving them in the festivities. As you work together, play holiday songs your loved one enjoys and ask them to share memories of some of their childhood traditions