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. Repetitive symptoms are often misunderstood and create frustration and exhaustion for clients and their family/professional caregivers. It is important to remember that people with dementia cannot control their symptoms. #Alzheimer'sDementiaCaregiving

Living With The Repetitive Symptoms of Dementia

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.

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.

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

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

Gentle exercise for the arms as well as an opportunity to socialize! Great for game for the elderly. Also suitable for people living with dementia.

Balloon Games

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.

Caregivers .... follow these rules. #caregiver #caregiving #alzheimers

The 10 Commandments of Caregiving

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

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.

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

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

Sorting activities are wonderful for seniors living with dementia or Alzheimer's.

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.

Sensory stimulation with familiar scents. A fun activity for seniors and the elderly living with dementia.

Scent Guessing

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.

Engagement of residents in tasks they used to do in their own home. A very calming activity. Ideal for people 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.

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 fr

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.

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.

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.

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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

11 Tips for Bathing a Person Living with Dementia: www.pineseducatio...

Practical Solutions for an Aging Population Worldwide

Having a daily routine can help the person living with #dementia so they do not become overwhelmed with new things and things that are unknown. Consistent daily activities can help the person with #Alzheimer's to have a day that goes smoothly and that is familiar and comforting.  http://www.mind-start.com/routine-activities-to-help-people-living-with-dementia.html

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.

Sundowning: Symptoms, triggers & strategies

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.

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