Dementia can cause seniors to withdraw from friends, family and activities. But maintaining those relationships and interests reduces the effects of severe cognitive impairment, leading to a better quality of life.
12 Important Tips for Dementia Caregivers [Infographic
During your working hours, you will see many clients outside of programmed activities; seize the opportunity and engage with them. It will only take a minute or two and can transform someone's state of mind and lift their spirits more than you can imagine
Activities Elderly people who are confined to bed for long periods of time because of diagnosis or frailty often experience severe mood swings. They get tired of sitting or lying down, become bored with life and miss social contact with others.
LFor seniors with Alzheimer’s, a memory box helps recall people and events from the past. These memories, thought to be lost, can stimulate the senior emotionally and prompt conversation with loved ones.