Dementia Activities: Keeping Occupied and Stimulated Can Improve Their Quality of Life (Dementia Caregivers Guide, Dementia Care) by Natalie Johnson, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00PPE32OC/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Nvaewb121SQMN
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.
These touchy-feely sensory pouches (also known as squish bags and sensory pads) are a wonderful way to explore the senses. They are also so easy to make! Making sensory pouches is a quick and inexpensive way to make an engaging and relaxing sensory activity for people living with dem
Doll Therapy can provide satisfaction and comfort to people with dementia or Alzheimers. It provides them with the opportunity to nurture and satisfy an emotional need that wouldn’t be fulfilled otherwise.
Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s
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