Dementia Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.
Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals
Senior safety is an important topic, and living independently for seniors holds many risks. To be both safe and independent, a senior’s home must be modified as they age to allow them to live out their days in their own home safely and happily.
Beautifully written: 6 things no one told us about being a caregiver. An honest look at the challenges of caring for an elderly parent.and, with the benefit of hindsight, what things couldve been done differently to make the process a little easier.
Music Have you ever wondered why music therapy for dementia is so powerful? One reason is that music triggers pleasure points in the brain allowing us to recall good feelings. The Power of Music: Why it Works for Dementia