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from Golden Carers

What's In the Bag

Reminiscence game for the elderly and those with dementia. Chose a colorful bag, something that catches the eye, silk, or any other fabric that feels good to the touch. You don`t want to be able to see through the bag. Find random objects, such as kitchen utensils, keys, padlock. Ideal reminiscing game for seniors.

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from Little Bins for Little Hands

Balloon Tennis Indoor Gross Motor Play Activity

Balloon Tennis is great for fun gross motor play

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from Spaceships and Laser Beams

23 Outdoor Party Games

Button Sorting Cups - What a brilliant idea.Adding this to our collection of activities to promote fine-motor skills and color recognition!

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After being alerted to this poster The Caregiver's 10 Commandments via the University of Tasmania's Understanding Dementia MOOC Facebook page, which is helpful, but also hard to do, I found the art...

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Memory Care activity for men with Alzheimer's Disease &/or other dementias. Easily assembled, there is no "wrong" way to put the pieces together. Materials cost under $20

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Tried this from a Pin I saw and it went well! Taped off pieces of boards and my residents painted

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Working with sensorial materials allows children to classify the things around them. Completing these types of sorting activities will ultimately prepare them for reading and mathematics.

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from Golden Carers

Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of residents living with dementia or Alzheimer's.

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from Things to Share and Remember

Smelling Sensory Bottles

DIY smelling bottles made from spice containers with a cotton ball and a few drops of cooking extracts or essential oils.

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