To recognize World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in September, CRE Salamanca created a highly visual infographic that captures the nature of repetitive symptoms and their impact on the lives of people living with dementia.
10 Communication Strategies for Dementia Care
A bunch of things to know about dementia Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life. Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.
How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone who has dementia and Alzheimer's
A bunch of things to know about dementia Gentle exercise for the arms as well as an opportunity to socialize! Great for people living with dementia.
The 10 Commandments of Caregiving
Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care
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.
Free Music Playlists for the Elderly
Music therapy 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
Coin Sorting: A Montessori Inspired Sensorial Activity
Montessori sensorial exercises such as coin sorting help children refine the senses and prepare them for later reading and mathematics.
Games for People Living with Dementia Adapting and modifying gFiniScent Guessing Sensory stimulation with familiar scents. A fun activity for seniors and the elderly living with dementia.
Daily Living Activities
For those caring for someone with Dementia - Engagement in tasks they used to do in their own home can be a very calming activity.
Finish the Sayings and Proverbs Game
Finish the Sayings and Proverbs Game: This fun and simple game is great for seniors including people living with dementia. Includes well known sayings, idioms and proverbs that they will remember from their past.
Games for People Living with Dementia
Dimentia Adapting and modifying games for seniors is necessary for all sorts of different reasons. As well as for those living with dementia, games need to be modified for those who use wheelchairs and those with impaired vision or sensory loss.
Living With Dementia: The Practical, Legal & Financial Considerations. Includes: Early stage signs/symptoms, tips for retaining independence in the home, Power of Attorney, & advanced directive info
Practical Solutions for an Aging Population Worldwide
Routine Activities Help People Living with Dementia
The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.